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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Audiocassettes

Photographs

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Touring Entertainment Industry Oral History Collection, 1986, 1993-1998



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Justice, William Dean
Title: Touring entertainment industry oral history collection
Dates: 1986, 1993-1998
Abstract: 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, James Klain, and Bob Reid. Forms part of the Touring Entertainment Industry Archive.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00133
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Quantity: 158 sound cassettes, 4 photographs
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

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, James Klain, and Bob Reid. Topics discussed include the development of public assembly facilities; the development of professional sports; the early history of travelling 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.

Forms part of Touring Entertainment Industry Archive.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

A portion of this collection is restricted; contact repository for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Antee, Al
Anzivino, Joe
Becker, Allen
Cavalieri, Lincoln (Linc)
Egan, Vincent
Fearey, Jack
King, Milton
Luther, Bill
Minchew, Robert J. (American architect, active 20th century)
Parkinson, Tom, 1921-
Perry, Mildred Wolf Grood
Saunders, Roy
Skinner, Denzil
Ward, Ray W.
Corporate Names
Harlem Globetrotters
International Association of Assembly Managers (Coppell, Tex.)
Society for the Preservation of Professional Entertainment History
VEE Corporation
Subjects
Auditoriums--Administration
Civic centers--Administration
Facility management--Administration
Public buildings--Administration
Sports facilities--Administration
Stadiums--Administration

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Related Materials

International Association of Venue Managers Records

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Touring Entertainment Industry Oral History Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1998-129; 1998-196; 1998-222; 2008-093

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Audiocassettes

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2X317 [SRH1230014722] Joe Anzivino, Nita Anzivino, Harlem Globetrotters, November 3, 1997
Tape 1
Tape 2
Allen Becker, August 29, 1997
Tape 1
Tape 2
Lincoln Edward Cavalieri, January 19, 1998
Tape 1
Tape 2
Tape 3 (side A only)
Vincent Egan, VEE Corporation, January 13, 1998
Tape 1
Tape 2, original
Tape 3, original
Milton King
General
Digital copies of the oral histories with Milton King are available in box 2X317 on audio CD.
Tape 1, November 10, 1997
Tape 2, November 18, 1997
Tape 3, November 18, 1997, December 12, 1997
Tape 4, December 12, 1997
Tape 5, December 12, 1997, January 12, 1998
Tape 6, January 12, 1998
Bill Luther and Jack Fearey, August 2, 1997
Tape 1
Tape 2
Robert J. Minchew, June 25, 1994
Tape 1
Tape 2
Tape 3
Mildred Wolf Grood Perry, May 31, 1993
Tape 1
Tape 2
Tape 3
Roy Saunders, Al Antee, Ray Ward, International Association of Assembly Managers, August 5, 1997
Tape 1
Tape 2
Denzil Skinner, Facility Management Group, Inc., April 28-29, 1988
Tape 1
Tape 2
Tape 3
Tape 4
Tape 5
Tape 6
The Society for the Preservation of Professional Entertainment History, organizational meeting, November 15-16, 1986
General
Digital copies of the society meeting are available in box 2X317 on audio CD.
Tape 1
Tape 2
Tape 3
Tape 4
Tape 5
Tape 6
Thomas P. Parkinson, Savoy, Illinois, October 9-10, 1993
General
Digital copies of the oral histories with Thomas Parkinson are available in box 2X317 on audio CD.
Tape 1, October 9, 1993
Tape 2, October 9, 1993
Tape 3, October 9, 1993
Tape 4, October 9, 1993
Tape 5, October 10, 1993
Tape 6, October 10, 1993
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2.325/B114a [SRH1230000412] Audiocassettes
George Shipstad, April 27, 1998
Roy Blakely, June 3, 1998
Roy Saunders, May 12, 1998
J. Lee Friedman, April 21, 1998
Ted Shuffle, April 5, 1998
George Hachett, April 28, 1998
Society for the Preservation of Professional Entertainment History Organizational Meeting, Nov. 16, 1986
Transcript of Oral History Interview of Tom Parkinson, October 9, 1993
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2.325/F72 [SRH1230000907] Transcript of Society for the Preservation of Professional Entertainment History Organizational Meeting, Nov. 16, 1986
box
2.325/D45 [2008-093]
Oral history audiocassettes
Allen J. Bloom, Tom Liegler, William A. Cunningham, Corrine Sidney-Hanley, Ben Farrell, Richard "Dick" Palmer, Tom Collins, Jerry Seltzer, Don Watson, Elsie Stephens, Bill Luther, Richard Dwyer, Dave Dewald, Gary Lashinsky, Dean Phillips, Mike McGee, Tom Powell, Art and Barbara Squires, and Mrs. Morris (Beverly Grossman) Chalfen
General
Digital copies of the oral histories with Allen Bloom are available in box 2X317 on audio CD.
International Conference in Houston (professional sessions, featured speakers include John Denver), 1979

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Photographs

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3T15 [SRH1230021755] 4 3.5×5 color photographs of Allen J. Becker, August 29, 1997

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