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Title
The Frogs, an organization for African American theater professionals
Names
White Studio (New York, N.Y.) (Photographer)
Collection

Entertainers

General

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1908
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Entertainers
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Entertainers / Box 3
Topics
African Americans in the performing arts
Frogs (Organization)
Cole, Bob, 1868-1911
Europe, James Reese, 1881-1919
Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond), 1873-1954
Mack, Cecil, 1883-1944
Rogers, Alex, 1876-1930
Shipp, Jesse, 1859-1934
Walker, George, 1873-1911
Walton, Lester A., 1882-1965
Williams, Bert, 1874-1922
Fraternal organizations
Corker, Samuel, Jr
Brown, Tom (Dancer), active 1900's
Genres
Photographs
Group portraits
Notes
Biographical/historical: Corker, Samuel, Jr.: African American business and theater manager during 1900s; Business manager and advance agent for The Frogs, an organization for African American theater professionals -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Frogs_(club), viewed June 19, 2020
Biographical/historical: Brown, Tom (Dancer), active 1900's: African American vaudeville dancer and actor during early 1900s, and member of The Frogs, an African American organization for theater professionals
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 21 x 26 cm ; black and white
Description
The Frogs, an organization for African American theater professionals: (standing, left to right) Bob Cole, Lester A. Walton, Sam Corker, Bert Williams, James Reese Europe and Alex Rogers; (seated, left to right) Tom Brown, J. Rosamond Johnson, George W. Walker, Jesse A. Shipp and R.C. McPherson (Cecil Mack), 1908.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG05-F10372
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16181532
Photo Order: 50840
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 68fd6aa0-ddc6-0130-ff63-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1908: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The Frogs, an organization for African American theater professionals" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0abebc80-e021-0130-3925-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The Frogs, an organization for African American theater professionals" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 23, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0abebc80-e021-0130-3925-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1908). The Frogs, an organization for African American theater professionals Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0abebc80-e021-0130-3925-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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The Frogs, an organization for African American theater professionals