Long, Avon (1910-1984)
Scope:
The Avon Long collection consists of a photograph (color print) of Long as “Old Mr. Pete,” with Nell Carter and others on the set of the musical Miss Moffat(1975); a collapsible top hat made by Young’s of New York, worn by Long in his interpretation of Bert Williams; and photocopies of newspaper reviews and features on Long, including his New York Times obituary (Feb. 17, 1984).
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Notable Figures
1. Long, Avon
Associated Subjects
1. African American Collections -- Drama Subject Guide
2. The Hollywood Ten and the Blacklist Era Subject Guide
3. African-American actors
4. African-American singers
5. Musicals
6. Musical theater – United States
7. Photographs