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Media: Microfiche and Microfilm
Coverage Dates: 1913-1981

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Actors' Equity Association Magazine, 1915-1981

First published in 1915, Equity magazine soon established itself as a powerful voice expressing the Association's views to its members and the world at large. The microfiche edition charts the effects of changing political, economic and technological developments on the lives of actors providing researchers with a dynamic and vivid picture of labor, social, and theater history.

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Actors' Equity Association Council Minutes, 1913-1970, and Executive Committee Minutes, 1918-1924

Also available on microform are the Council Minutes recording all the decisions and policies of the Actors' Equity Association and representing an invaluable primary source for the history of the American stage in the twentieth century. Major issues documented in the Minutes range from the use of foreign actors on the American stage and the contributions of theater artists to the war effort to the problem of red-baiting of Actors' Equity members and the battle against racial segregation in the theater.

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