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Collection Details


Collection Name: Touring Entertainment Industry Oral History Collection
Repository Name: University of Texas, Austin. Libraries, Center for American History [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Austin, Texas, United States
URL: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utcah/00133/cah-00133.html
Dates Spanned: 1986-1998
Description: Oral history interviews document the American professional touring entertainment industry. The cassettes record the personal narratives of entrepreneurs, promoters, architects, facility managers, and individuals associated with the International Association of Assembly Managers. Oral history interviews were conducted by William Dean Justice, former IAAM president, and James Klain. Topics discussed include the development of public assembly facilities; the development of professional sports; the early history of traveling family shows such as the ice shows and the Harlem Globetrotters; technical stage and lighting problems; and information regarding the history of the International Association of Assembly Managers.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 14
Broad Subjects: Entertainment and recreation
ASP Subjects: Entertainers; Entertainment events; Entertainment events--Admission; Harlem Globetrotters, New York, NY; New York; New York, NY; New York, NY - Manhattan - Harlem; Oral history; Travel; United States
Other Subjects: International Association of Assembly Managers; Society for the Preservation of Professional Entertainment History; Touring entertainment industry
Collection Code: OHC0002860