sub-sub-series 1-3 - Photographs, Personalities, circa 1915-1919

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Photographs, Personalities, circa 1915-1919


  • 1915-1919 (Creation)

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Unbound scrapbook (41 photographs, 26 leaves)

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Disbound scrapbook, 41 photographs of society women and/or actresses of theatrical garments. Most of the names that are written on the backs of the photographs or the scrapbook pages are listed here: Kitty Gordon, Eleanor Griffith, Dorothy Dickson, Annette Bade, Pearl White, Kathlyn Martyn, Mes. Philip Hummel, Francine Larrimore, Dorothy Shoemaker, inscription 'Mis Vivian Martin - star of "Just Married" '. Photographs by S.A. Johnston and Joel Feder. Further research is needed to determine the role and prominence of these women in the world of theater or society they were part of. [MOVED in from old-US.NNFIT.SC. - 3 photographs of actresses - (1) Kitty Gordon and (2) Bertha Kalich (aka Kalish) dedicated to McHorter, and (3) famous Irene Castle dedicated to Mr. Tolman (Manager of Lucile Ltd. of New York)]

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      • Pages are brittle and discolored. Tears are present in leaves and the covers of the scrapbook are detached. There is some vandalism present.
      • Disbound 2014

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      [5 (five) identified sketches from Ziegfeld Follies that were previously held here were moved to US.NNFIT.SC.]

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      • English


      • Latin


      Archivist's note

      old-US.NNFIT.SC. - slipcase 3 - Sketches and Photographs. Seems that there were more photographs in this album. Many empty pages showing signs of previous material being attached were discarded during the dis-binding process (Simona Jankauskaite 2014)

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