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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...
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.:
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: 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: Jerry's Piano Girls, a Keith vaudeville circuit headliner act.
Description: Quarter-length publicity portrait of renowned escape artist Harry Houdini.
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...
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: 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...
Date: 1926-11-09 ca.
Description: Laura Stewart and her Jazz Pirates pose alongside an International bus. The bus features windows with curtains and luggage rack(?) on top. There is a monum...
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...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Close-up of plasterwork and still functioning vaudeville lights in the Al. Ringling Theatre.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini.
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: Copy photograph of Actor Clyde Cook in costume, for the RKO Orpheum Theatre, with a signature that reads "Blosey, Chicago."
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: 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.
Date: date unknown
Description: Magician Ben Bergor of Madison performing a trick on stage. With him are his wife, who performed as Madame Alva, and an assistant.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Caricature of Bert Williams, probably drawn by Al Frueh, c. 1912.
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