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Shuffle Along, 1921

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 8
Identifier: 04_08_1921

Scope and Contents

1 5x7 print of the cast of the first black musical on Broadway, Shuffle Along.


  • 1921

Conditions Governing Access

Archives and Special Collections of Ganser Library will reproduce Special Collections material to the extent that physical condition and copyright or other legal restrictions permit. Reproduction is available in the form of photocopies and digital images. All reproduction requests must be approved by a member of the professional staff. Decisions will take into account the type and condition of the binding, the brittleness of the paper, the size and the general size and fragility of the item.

Biographical / Historical

Shuffle Along, was a musical comedy by composer Eubie Blake and lyricist Noble Sissle and featured an all-black cast. It opened in March 1921 at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. and then moved to the Sixty-third Street Theatre in New York City in May 1921


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

Language of Materials

From the Sub-Series: English


Repository Details

Part of the Millersville University Special Collections Repository

9 North George Street
McNairy Library, PO Box 1002
Millersville University
Millersville 17551-302 US