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Ailey, Alvin



  • Existence: 1931-01-05 - 1989-12-01

Biographical / Historical

Alvin Ailey was the reciepient of the NAACP's prestigious Spingarn Medal in 1976, the Kennedy Center Honors in 1988 and in 2014, President Barack Obama selected Ailey to be a posthumous recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Christina Giannini Collection of Design Drawings

Identifier: MC-0026

The Christina Giannini Collection of Design Drawings consists of design drawings and paintings, primarily costume designs for dance and theatrical stage productions, and also including stage design drawings. Also included in the collection are design notes, stage design scale drwaings, photographs, production posters and programs, and correspondence and paperwork regarding design projects. In addition, the collection includes resumes, portfolios, and awards, as well as material related to Giannini's travels.

Dates: 1946-2019; Majority of material found within 1962-2019