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Costume Sketches and Related Materials: "Cotton Club Gala" (1985)

Description: This folder contains materials related to fashion designer Willi Smith: a postcard to Ellen Stewart, an obituary, a program for the 1986 film "Expedition," paper and negative costume sketches for La MaMa's 1985 production of Cotton Club Gala. 

The negatives of the costume sketches, the program for the film "Expedition," and one of the Cotton Club Gala costume sketches are not digitized. Please contact the La MaMa Archives ( for information about how to access these materials. 

Document format: Correspondence, Promotional Materials, Press, Production or Tour Notes
Date issued: March 21 - June 20 1986
Date published: April 19 1987
Postmark date: 1985
Language: English
Identifier: OBJ.1985.0287
Measurements: 8.5 in; 8 in; 8.5 in (width; width; width) x 14 in; 10 in; 11 in (height; height; height)
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LCSH Names Authority: La Mama Experimental Theatre Club
Smith, Willi
Cotton Club
LCSH Subjects: Off Off-Broadway theater
Experimental theater
African American fashion designers
Related Entities
Willi Smith (describes)
Ellen Stewart (recipient)
Related Production
Related La MaMa Venue
Related Work
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