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Crowd outside Lafayette Theatre in Harlem for Federal Theatre Project production of Macbeth in 1936

Image credit: Opening of Macbeth at the Lafayette Theatre in Harlem circa 1936 via the Federal Theatre Project, 1935 - 1939 collection at the Library of Congress.

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