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Open Archive: Bill “Bojangles” Robinson

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

New York, NY 10037

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On the eve of National Tap Dance day, join Schomburg Center librarians and archivists as they display of selected items from our coveted collection of materials highlighting the life and career of legendary Dancer/Actor, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. Get up close and personal with the selected items and enjoy an audience Q&A with the collection’s curators.

1:00 PM
Open Archive | American Negro Theatre (lower level)
Presented by our Photos & Print Division, Arts & Artifacts Division, JBH Research and Reference Division, and Manuscripts, Artifacts and Rare Books Division.


2:00 PM
Continued Open Archive | MIRS (3rd floor)
Presented by the Moving Images and Recorded Sound Division

This is a part of the TAP FAMILY REUNION 2018 Weekend

PHOTO CREDIT: Bill Robinson on street in Harlem, Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Bill Robinson on street in Harlem" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1932. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-60d6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Ayofemi Kirby at ayofemikirby@nypl.org.

Please note that professional photography and video recordings are prohibited without expressed consent.

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