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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Color lithograph poster for "Sinclair--Baton Spinner & Club Juggler" consisting of one large image of a man juggling surrounded by four smaller images of h...
Description: Poster for the 4th of July celebration in Oostburg, Wisconsin. The featured entertainment consisted of acts for which the Ben Bergor Entertainment Agency w...
Date: date unknown
Description: Professional magician Dick DeYoung of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, on a stage with three other people. DeYoung had over five decades of experience as a club and s...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Caricature of Bert Williams, probably drawn by Al Frueh, c. 1912.
Description: Nakoma 12th Night Party "O You Beautiful Doll" chorus line. From left to right are D'Arcy Timmons, 938 Waban Hill; Joan Roby, 3810 Cherokee Drive; Jennie S...
Description: Outdoor portrait of Madison magician Ben Bergor, who performed as Bennie Golden Berger during the early years of his career. He billed himself as the faste...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Seated portrait of Kitty Gordon holding a Pekingese dog in her lap and wearing a black straw hat. It was used as publicity for her April 1913 vaudeville ap...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Original caption:
"Nita Naldi, the original Aphrodite girl, who will appear in a Johnny Dooley comedy at the Pantages next week."
Naldi appeared in ...
Description: The Crystal Theater at N. 2nd Street between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street.
Description: Portrait of the Wrights (possibly E. Henry & Evelyn M. Wright), a dance team, and their original personality masks.
Description: White Studio portrait of vaudevillian Bert Williams.
Description: Half-length publicity photograph of Dorothy Jardon apparently wearing only a fur on one shoulder and many rings on her hand. Stamps on the back of the prin...
Description: View of a Home Talent Comedy performance by Charles C. Bradley, imitating Helen Morgan and singing to Mae Zimmerman of 311 North Frances Street. The backg...
Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...
Description: Professor Oscar John Schendel is pictured with a violin and bow in a billboard advertising "Schendel's All Star Vaudeville, Big Three-Ringed Circus, and Ma...
Description: Harry Houdini, the well-known escape artist, was born in Budapest, Hungary and raised in Appleton, Wisconsin. At the time of his immigration his name was s...
Description: The Dogpathers booth, surrounded by a crowd of children. Text on the banners and other signs read: "Kickapoo Juice Penny Pitch" "Greendale Dogpathers Cause...
Description: Harry and Bess (Beatrice) Houdini in formal attire, the year of his death from acute appendicitis.
Description: Quarter-length publicity portrait of renowned escape artist Harry Houdini.
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