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Author Weston, George A. and Maudelle.
Title George A. and Maudelle Weston papers, 1919-1979.
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 Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives  Sc MG 188  Box 1    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY

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Description .2 lin. ft.
Papers organized into two series: I George Weston; and II Maudelle Weston.
Summary George Weston papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and clippings concerning his career, theology, and politics. One folder pertains to the Pro-Lad Paint company (Africa's Shadow Type Progressive Ladder Paint, Ltd.) and a paint to be made in Antigua especially for tropical climates. Biographical article on Weston by Lionel M. Yard, 1975, and sheet music and words by Weston for "Climbing Africa's Ladder." The Maudelle Weston series include programs and clippings pertaining to Mrs. Weston's career as a dancer during the 1940s-1960s.
Note Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
Audiotapes transferred to Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division.
Biography George Weston was a minister of the African Orthodox Evangelical Mission, leader in the Garvey movement, and vice president of the Universal Negro Improvement Association. His wife, Maudelle Weston, was a dancer.
Indexes Finding aid in repository.
Subject Weston, George A., 1885-1973.
Weston, Maudelle.
Africa's Shadow Type Progressive Ladder Paint Co., Ltd.
Universal Negro Improvement Association.
African American families.
African Americans -- Religion.
Black theology.
African American clergy.
African American dancers.
African Americans in the performing arts.
Paint.
African Americans -- Societies, etc.
Back to Africa movement.
African Americans -- Colonization -- Africa.
Christian sects -- United States.
Genre/Form Sheet music.
Added Author Yard, Lionel M.
Donor/Sponsor Preservation of the Black Religious Heritage Project funded by the Lilly Endowment.
Research Call Number Sc MG 188