Ethel Waters singing Heat Wave in "As Thousands Cheer.

Creator:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964.
Published/Created:
New York
1933 Sept 16
Physical Description:
1 photographic print
b&w
25.3 x 20.3 cm.
Notes:
Stamped verso: "Photograph by Carl Van Vechten. / Cannot be reproduced without permission.
Abstract:
Remembered primarily as a blues singer, Ethel Waters was a multi-faceted performer with many stage, radio, film and television credits. She was the first African American performer to be nominated for an Academy Award and an Emmy.
Topics:
African American actresses
African American entertainers
African American women jazz singers
African American women singers
Blues (Music)
Harlem Renaissance
Musicals
Topics:
Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977
Genre:
Photographic prints
Photographs
Format:
Image
Rights:
Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Creator:
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Source Title:
Photographs of Blacks
Source Note:
Photographer's number: XVIII o 7
Call Number:
JWJ Van Vechten
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
Yale Collection of American Literature
oid pointer:
1109201
OID:
2028502
PID:
digcoll:3440366

Number of Pages: 2
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