39 items (.3 cu. ft., 1 box).
29 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller.
9 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 36 x 26 cm. and smaller.
1 sheet music cover : b&w ; 33 x 24 cm.
Collection (1820s-1930s) consists mainly of photographic reproductions of sheet music covers, as well as some reproductions of musical arrangements, broadsides and music book title pages, of musical works either composed by African Americans, such as James Reese Europe, "Blind Tom" Bethune, and Eubie Blake, or composed for minstrel and vaudeville shows.
Title devised by cataloger.
Some photographs bear photographer's or institutional handstamp on verso. Some items bear printed or typewritten captions attached to verso; some items bear printed captions on recto. Some items bear cropping marks; some items cropped.
Some items are restricted; permission of the copyright holder is required for duplication.