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    A Mike Evans ["Lionel Jefferson"] Huge Archive of Television-Related Documents and Other Materials, 1970s-1990s. All from Evans' own private collection, the young actor who first portrayed "Lionel Jefferson" [son of "George" and "Louise"] on the groundbreaking hit CBS Television series, "All in the Family" from 1971 to 1979 and then continued on with the same role in the popular spin-off, "The Jeffersons;" comprising two white banker's boxes filled with mostly paper related to the actor's career including: newspaper clippings, magazine cut-outs, telegrams (mostly from TV executives), call sheets, business letters, receipts (e.g. from Variety magazine), paycheck stubs, ticket stubs to the CBS Studio in Los Angeles to see tapings of "All in the Family" (dated 1970 and 1971), Emmy ticket stubs (dated 1971), a handwritten letter on 'Merry Christmas' notepaper from co-star Jean Stapleton (paper is now very brittle due to age), magazines with Evans on the cover (TV Guide, Jet, etc.), black and white headshots of the actor, numerous scripts from other series and movies the actor was in such as "Love American Style," "Maude," "The Practice," "Police Woman," and "Now You See Him, Now You Don't" [the Disney movie starring Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, and Jim Backus], a director's chair back reading "Mike Evans," an RIAA plaque only (rest of gold record award missing) presented to Evans for the soundtrack album for "All in the Family," personal paperwork, and personal family snapshots, among a few other items deemed important enough for Evans to save; interestingly, Evans was also a prolific writer who created the beloved television series, "Good Times" (with the famous 'stuck-in-your-head-all-day-long' theme song) which ran on CBS from 1974-1979 -- a show still in perpetual rerun today; overall, this is a fascinating collection from the actor who was a vital part of many original and trailblazing television series that thankfully dragged Americans out of the "Leave It To Beaver" and "Father Knows Best" mode!
    Size: two bankers boxes

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    November, 2017
    11th Saturday
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