Paul Robeson

  • I was there – Peekskill 1949

    I was there – Peekskill 1949

    September 3, 2009 By Erwin Marquit

    On August 27, 1949, Paul Robeson was scheduled to sing at a concert sponsored by the music group People’s Artists at the Lakeland Acres Picnic Grounds, a few miles north of Peekskill, New York, about fifty...

    Read more
  • Peekskill remembered

    Peekskill remembered

    September 2, 2009 By Daniel Frontino Elash

    The concert scheduled for Aug. 27, 1949, in Peekskill, N.Y., was supposed to be routine. Though it had been organized by People's Artists, a brand new spin-off organization of the People's Songs formation that had launched...

    Read more