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Harold Scott, [12 February] 1959

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 25
Identifier: 03_25_1959
1 3x5 postcard of the actor and director.

Dates

  • [12 February] 1959

Creator

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Extent

From the Series: 12 boxes (Carl Van Vechten Collection of African-American Arts & Letters)

Biographical information

Harold Russell Scott, jr. was born 6 September 1935 in Morristown, New Jersey. He was a stage director, actor and educator who broke racial barriers in American theatre. In 1973 he became the artistic director at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, the first African-American to take this position in the history of American regional theatre. In February 2006 he directed his final play at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. He died 16 July 2006 in Newark, New Jersey.

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Repository Details

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