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Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Front of flyer announcing an International Harvester free family party for friends and customers. "No selling"
Description: Inside spread of flyer for an International Harvester free family party for friends and customers. The event was at Turner Hall in Columbia, Illinois, was...
Description: Flyer for a family party at the high school auditorium in Columbus, Montana, sponsored by the Nystul Lumber & Imp. Co., an International Harvester dealer....
Description: Letterhead of Ring 31 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, with the seal of the IBM and a cartoon by Wayne D. Peterson (?) of Ben Bergor with a r...
Date: date unknown
Description: Letterhead of Ring 31 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, with the seal of the IBM and its name as segments of a scrolling banner.
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: 1937 ca.
Description: Ben Bergor, a Madison area magician (standing third from the left), with a group of Chicago area magicians. Identified individuals are (seated, left to rig...
Description: Dr. Morton Greene, a graduate psychologist, performing his hypnotism act.
Spirits Lead a Woman to Fortune
Description: Ben Bergor, a Madison magician, receiving the Houdini Award from the widow of Harry Houdini. Behind him is the trunk from which Bergor had escaped, and fou...
Description: Dr. Earl Lockman, a well-known escape artist, and his handcuff collection.
Description: Advertising brochure for Dell O'Dell, one of a few professional female magicians.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Madison magician Ben Bergor, standing in the trunk, and his wife, Alvira, standing nearby, getting ready to perform an amazing escape act. The act had Berg...
Date: 1927-06-09 ca.
Description: The Second Annual convention, referred to as "The Greatest Gathering of Magicians in the History of the World", of the International Brotherhood of Magicia...
Description: Escape artist Harry Houdini being tortured by cannibals in the silent film "Terror Island." Like the other films in which Houdini stared, the plot was desi...
Description: Harry Houdini in a scene from the silent motion picture, "The Grim Game."
Description: Madison magician Ben Bergor standing in front of the Leota Theatre. Bergor was born Ben Goldenberger, first performed in Vaudeville as Bennie Golden Berger...
Description: Ben Bergor, Madison magician, ventriloquist, and entertainment agent, performing with Jerry O'Reilly at a farm show. With Bergor is his wife Alva who often...
Description: Harry and Bess (Beatrice) Houdini in formal attire, the year of his death from acute appendicitis.
Description: Harry Houdini, born Erik Weisz in Hungary and raised as Erich Weiss in Appleton, Wisconsin, preparing to do one of his famous escapes, this time from a sub...
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