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African American Film Materials
Provides a sample of photographs and pressbooks from films featuring African American actors. Includes 4,254 film stills, lobby books, pressbooks, posters, and related items from motion pictures spanning nearly 40 years. Held at DeGolyer Library.
Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection
Comprises 6 short subjects, 9 features, and a set of newsreels, all produced between 1935 and 1956. The African-American films include comedies, dramas, news, and musical performances. Held at the G. William Jones Film and Video Collection at Hamon Arts Library.
Collection on Cabin in the Sky, 1942-1943
Consists of material relating to this 1943 MGM film, directed by Vincente Minnelli and featuring an all African American cast. Held at Bywaters Special Collections at Hamon Arts Library.
Merritt Mauzey Collection
Consists of 232 prints by Texas regionalist artist Merritt Mauzey, who often depicted Black Americans. Held at Bywaters Special Collections at Hamon Arts Library.