Kuumba Theatre Company Collection

Dates: 1968-1986. Size: 18 linear feet, 3 oversize boxes, photographs, oversize folders. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, Chicago Theater Collection. Founded in 1969 by Val Gray Ward. Large collection featuring production history files, administrative records and artistic files. Includes information on Kuumba’s nationally recognized productions: The Amen Corner, The Little Dreamer and In the House of the Blues. Affiliation files in the administrative series document a wide range of artistic, political and social groups with which Kuumba maintained connections. [Finding aid]