Roadshow's Most Wanted Case Number

RMW-008

Time Period

20th Century

Seeker

Apollo Theater

Location

New York (Harlem), NY

Items Sought

Marketing ephemera, costumes, band stands, microphone, original photographs

Case Status

Ongoing

Case Summary

The Apollo has showcased hundreds of performers since the 1930s, including stars such as Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Sammy Davis Jr., James Brown, D’Angelo and Lauryn Hill. The Apollo Theater Foundation established an archive to document the iconic performance venue’s rich history, and hopes to recover documents, memorabilia and other artifacts that were lost, discarded or forgotten over the years.

Resources

Apollo Theater

Contact Info

archive@apollotheatre.org | 212.531.5357

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