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Guide to the Kerrigan Black Papers, 1963-1993
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Description
A musician and composer whose one-man shows delighted and edified thousands of school children in the Bay Area. In the mid-1980s he developed an original one-man show called "Tryin' to get home" which was based on African American songs. Mr. Black was born in Chicago, received a BA from Stanford in 1975 and an MA in folklore from U.C. Berkeley. Includes compositions, files, photographs, sound recordings including an interview with Studs Terkel, video recordings, newsclippings, and biographical information including material from Black Gay Men United. Also included is a video, "To Marlon with love," 1992, a tribute to Marlon Riggs which includes some clips of Black talking and singing one of his songs.
Background
A musician and composer whose one-man shows delighted and edified thousands of school children in the Bay Area. In the mid-1980s he developed an original one-man show called "Tryin' to get home" which was based on African American songs. Mr. Black was born in Chicago, received a BA from Stanford in 1975 and an MA in folklore from U.C. Berkeley.
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7.5 linear ft.
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