photo of Gloria Foster, 7 Arts CORE

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Title

photo of Gloria Foster, 7 Arts CORE

Subject

7 Arts CORE

Description

This is a 1965 photo of 7 Arts CORE member Gloria Foster performing in the title role of 'Medea'. She is an example, like many in 7 Arts CORE, of Black performers who successfully broke the color line of Hollywood and Broadway. '... During the 1960s and '70s, (she) played many roles previously inaccessible to African Americans' (Playbill Magazine).

Gloria Foster was no related to 7 Arts CORE chairman Frances Foster.

Creator

Martha Swope

Source

Playbill.com

Publisher

Playbill Magazine

Date

1965

Rights

Martha Swope

Coverage

New York City, 1965

Files

Citation

Martha Swope, “photo of Gloria Foster, 7 Arts CORE,” corenyc.org, accessed November 22, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/169.