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Roland Hayes Papers

 Collection — Container: MS 5064
Call Number: MS 5064
Scope and Contents This collection contains 9 letters dating from 1922-1971 that document Roland Hayes’s friendship and business relationship with Kate Seaman and several other correspondents. Hayes was one of the first African-American singers to gain national and international fame, specializing in classical songs as well African-American spirituals. Topics include his public performances and plans for production and distribution of recordings. Also included are two photographs.Five letters are...
Dates: 1922-1971