Can you tell us about this recording of Arthur's speech:

Arthur Hall Day, July 16, 1993
Pennsylvania Academy of Art
Radio News archive?

The Arthur Hall Collection seeks any recollections, information,
references, or materials about
Arthur Hall
- including his residencies -
the Afro-American Dance Ensemble,
the Ile Ife Center,
the Ile Ife Museum
or any related subjects.

If you know of any such material
please contact the
Special Collections Research Center
Temple University Libraries

or email

Materials you make available to the Arthur Hall Collection may be duplicated and returned to you,
or they may be added to the Arthur Hall Collection, as you prefer.

Specific information or materials include:

Any films or photographs

The photographs of Robert Thompson of Philadelphia


Phila Free Library (60s, 70s, 16mm, 120 min) [nothing in Free Library archive, maybe stills]

Dave Garoway Show with Afro-American Ensemble at Philadelphia Museum of Art (1960s)

Mike Douglas Show w/ Della Rees (Harvest) (1968-1970?, 10 to 15 min. segment)

Marcia Rose Show KYW Phila. (nat'l broadcast)


  • Gold Coast Saturday Night on Elektra (LP album c. 1956)
    by Saka Acquaye and Black Beats Band (possibly African Ensemble in America)

    AADE performances w/Dinizulu - ref: Kamake Dinizulu

    Nation of Islam Temple dedications: first w/ Malcolm X,
    last w/ Muhammed Ali (perhaps May 7, 1968 @ Camden Convention Hall)

    Harold Shaw, former agent for Saul Hurok -
    Shaw Concerts Inc, 233 W. 49th St, NY 10019 - Records of itineraries, etc.

    Philadelphia Dance Alliance recordings at the Painted Bride
    Urhobo Water Spirit Festival
    Marvin Gaye Suite
    Adam and Eve

    School residencies, including:

    Friends Select Schools (60s & 70s)
    Young Audiences of SE Penna
    Bernice A Ray Sch, Hanover
    Wellsley Sch Sys, MA
    Village Elem Sch, Gorham
    New Franklin Elem
    Portsmouth NH
    Johnson St Coll, VT
    Hart Jr HS, DC
    Phila Comm Coll
    First Stage, Pittsburgh
    Goleta Union Sch, CA
    East LA Coll, CA
    Dance Concert Society, St Louis

    Judimar School

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