The following information sources include reference books and critical studies, dissertations and theses, and periodicals. Abbreviations used for citing the most frequently used references are given in brackets. Other standard abbreviations from the list of Other Bibliographical Abbreviations in the front of the book are also used in citing many of the references in this bibliography.
Each of the following studies contains information on black theatrical organizations and theatres. Those marked with a black dot have been pertinent to this directory. Others that are unmarked may be useful for further reference on this subject.
• Archer Leonard C. Black Images in the American Theatre. Brooklyn, NY: Pageant- Poseidon, 1973. [ Blk. Images in the Am. Th.]
• Bacote Clarence A. The Story of Atlanta University. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press, 1969.
• Bond Frederick W. The Negro and the Drama: The Direct and Indirect Contribution Which the American Negro Has Made to Drama and the Legitimate Stage, with the Underlying Conditions Responsible. Washington, DC: Associated Publishers, 1940. Reprint. McGrath, 1969; graphic reprints also available from Univ. Microfilms International. [ Neg&Dr]
Bontemps Arna, ed. The Harlem Renaissance Remembered. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1972.
• Bontemps Arna, and Jack Conroy. Anyplace But Here. New York: Hill & Wang, 1966.
• Brawley Benjamin. The Negro Genius. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1937. [ Neg. Genius]
• Butcher Margaret Just. The Negro in American Culture. [Based on materials left by