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African American Studies: Apollo Theater

Images & Photos

Legends of the Apollo Photos of entertainers from the last 75 years who have performed at the Apollo.


Apollo History  from the 1930s to the present. 

Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment is a  traveling exhibition of the Smithsonian that examines the rich history and cultural significance of the legendary Harlem theater, tracing the story from its origins as a segregated burlesque hall to its starring role at the epicenter of African American entertainment and American popular culture. Currently on loan at The Atlanta History Center.

Apollo Theater Archive Project

Apollo Theater Archive Project  is a concerted effort to investigate, organize and properly store historically important materials currently held and continually produced by the Apollo, as well as to collect costumes, documents, photographs, recordings, memorabilia and other items that are in the possession of other known and unknown parties.