Eva Jessye Collection: 1927-1992 (bulk 1935-1980)
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Biographical [series]

The Biographical series (0.25 linear feet) consists of personal documents, such as Jessye's Equity contract, a sparsely notated travel diary, as well as personal reflections and notes on a range of topics including her experiences performing Porgy and Bess and memories of touring and traveling the world.

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Celebration of the Life of Eva Jessye
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Equity Contract
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Inoculation and Vaccination documents
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Local Detroit Contact Book
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Miscellaneous
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"My Trip" Book
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Stocks
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Personal Reflections and Information
 
Notes
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Backstage Chatter
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Balancing the Books
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Discrimination
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Drama that is Harlem Still Survives (Fragments)
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Early Years
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Eva Jessye
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"Fill Up the Saucer"
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Meeting Lucky Roberts: Willie the Lion Smith description
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Notes and Sayings
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Personal Reflections
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Productions
 
Porgy and Bess
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Addresses for New York production
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Career and Personages in Porgy and Bess
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Names of Principals from on 1930
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Reviews and Rehearsals (Dallas, Chicago, DC) 1952
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Roles and Material
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Tours and Happenings
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Tours in Israel
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Red Man in OK
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Sigmund Spaeth
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Slave Composers who, what, how and when sayings
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Spivy, Contempt of Eva Jessye
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Travel: South America and Rome