African-American musical theater, 1896-1926: feature pages and galleries


African-American musical theater, 1896-1926 — feature pages and galleries

Bert Williams, George Walker, and Aida Overton Walker:

Bert Williams solo:

Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s:

Cakewalking babies from home:


Bert Williams and George Walker, 1896-1898 costumes (1)Aida Overton Walker_4_tC

Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake at Piano

Chocolate Kiddies chorus girls, 1925-1

Blackbirds of 1926_Florence Mills, Johnny Hudgins_and chorus girls rehearse_roof of London Pavilion_1_t0f15


Background (external links)

History of African-American musical theater, 1830s-1920:



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