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Paul Robeson Centennial Committee records

Paul Robeson Centennial Committee records

The collection consists of research materials, articles, books and publications, photographs, recordings, and other materials donated by the Paul Robeson Centennial Committee at Columbia College Chicago. The Centennial Committee's extensive subject files, newspaper articles and other records document the life and contributions of Paul Robeson (1898-1976), a world-renowned actor, singer, and speaker, who was also active in the early labor movement in the United States.

Included in the collection are 1.25 linear feet of copies of declassified FBI files on Robeson, office files for the activities of the committee planning honorary activities locally, as well as information and promotional materials on centennial events held around the world.