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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Comic actor Fred Stone holding the tiller of an early two-seat runabout. The automobile may be a Woods Electric or Woods Dual Power. Stone had been a circu...
Description: Three people in costume behind a table. There is a man wearing a false beard a hat, holding a jug with three x's on it, a woman wearing a polka-dot blouse...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Charmion (1875-1949, born Laverie Cooper in Sacramento) was a vaudeville trapeze artist and strongwoman who performed a trapeze striptease in 1897 that mad...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Gummo (Milton Marx) on the left and on the right Groucho (Julius Henry Marx) holding a rat terrier dog.
Caption from Paramount Pictures, Inc.:
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Close-up of plasterwork and still functioning vaudeville lights in the Al. Ringling Theatre.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Harriet Curran Kelly and her four children in a studio portrait from about 1914. From left to right the children are Eugene, Harriet, Louise, and James. Wi...
Description: Dancers at Nakoma's 12th Night Party perform while wearing masks. They are, from left to right, Professor John F. Stauffer, Perle Knope, Lyman Frazier, Ru...
Description: Committee members for the Nakoma 12th Night Party gather around a table set with candles and evergreen branches in a banquet room. They are, from left to...
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: Surviving crew members of the USS "Franklin" watch an amateur vaudeville on their hanger deck, seven says after their disaster. The USS "Franklin" had mane...
Description: Harry and Bess (Beatrice) Houdini in formal attire, the year of his death from acute appendicitis.
Description: Jerry's Piano Girls, a Keith vaudeville circuit headliner act.
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...
Date: 1946-08-03 ca.
Description: Eddie Cantor applying blackface makeup in front of a triple mirror. The mirror on the left reflects the left side of his face without makeup, the center mi...
Description: Original caption: "Fred Stone, America's Foremost Comedian and his happy family photographed recently on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City. Left to Right: Car...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: The Crystal Theater at N. 2nd Street between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street.
Description: Studio portrait of Vernon Castle wearing a wing collar.
Description: Mazie Trumbull, famous as a cross-dresser and dancer, and her sister Frances, side by side in a White Studio photograph.
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...
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