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Orpheum Theatre Ushers

Date: September 02 1928
Description: Group portrait of the Orpheum Theatre's staff of ushers.
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Orpheum Theatre Usher

Date: 1936
Description: Orpheum Theatre usher, Rolland W. Hamelin, who had recently received an appointment to West Point. 216 State Street.
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Capitol Theatre Marquee

Date: 1928
Description: Slightly elevated view from street towards ushers posing in front of the Capitol Theatre. The marquee reads: "Maurice Chevalier in 'The Love Parade.'"
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Theater Ushers

Date: February 01 1931
Description: Orpheum and Capitol theatre ushers listening to a talk about fire prevention as they are standing beneath a marquee that advertises the epic "Cimarron."
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Orpheum Theatre Projector Operators

Date: February 25 1939
Description: Group portrait of 10 male projection operators of Orpheum Theater, 216 State Street.
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Orpheum Theatre Ticket Girls

Date: February 25 1939
Description: Group portrait of seven ticket girls in matching uniform tops at Orpheum Theater, 216 State Street.
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Mayor Law and Chic Sale

Date: July 20 1933
Description: Mayor James R. Law presenting the keys of the city to Chic Sale, former Dane County land owner and character impersonator performing at the Orpheum Theater...
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Collecting Money for Empty Stocking Club

Date: December 09 1932
Description: Dorothy Hoffman, member of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority, is shown dropping money into milk bottle held by Harley Droster, an usher at the Orpheum Theatre. Mone...
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Orpheum Theatre Ushers

Date: April 24 1932
Description: Orpheum and Capitol ushers relaxing at the Orpheum Theatre, 216 State Street, where "Tarzan the Ape Man" is showing, at a kickoff for the Milk Bottle Fund...
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RKO Parade Float

Date: June 05 1931
Description: RKO parade float, with people on the float and ushers standing beside, advertising "cool and comfortable as a summer vacation" for the Orpheum and Capitol...
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Strand Theatre Box Office, Military Display

Date: June 02 1931
Description: View towards a woman sitting in the Strand Theatre box office surrounded by a display of helmets, guns and sand bags for the motion picture "Women of All N...
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Loewenberg and Levitan

Date: February 19 1931
Description: Solomon Levitan, state treasurer, receiving subscription book from Charles Loewenberg, manager of Fox Strand Theater.
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Orpheum and Capitol Theater Ushers

Date: February 01 1931
Description: Group portrait of Capitol and Orpheum theater staff and ushers in uniform, standing and sitting around the Capitol Theatre lobby fountain.
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Collection of Food for Salvation Army

Date: December 23 1930
Description: Collection of food for Salvation Army. Shows four men, two in uniform, and two wearing suits, in the Strand theater lobby.
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Dane and Arthur in Lobby of Park Hotel

Date: November 30 1930
Description: Karl Dane and George K. Arthur, Hollywood movie stars, standing in the lobby at the Park Hotel. Left to right: Harold S. Knudson, assistant manager of the...
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"Monte Carlo"

Date: October 24 1930
Description: Display advertising "Monte Carlo" movie featuring roulette wheel in Capitol lobby? A man is standing behind a table on the right.
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Orpheum Theatre Stagehands

Date: September 07 1930
Description: Group portrait of Orpheum Theatre stagehands.
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Theater Ushers

Date: September 07 1930
Description: Group portrait of Capitol Theatre and Orpheum Theater ushers.
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Capitol Theatre and Orpheum Theater Ushers

Date: September 07 1930
Description: Group portrait of Capitol Theatre and Orpheum Theater ushers.
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Capitol Theatre Marquee

Date: August 17 1930
Description: Capitol Theatre marquee at 209 State Street reads: "Eric Remarque's World's Best-Seller 'All Quiet on the Western Front,'" with usher and several bystander...

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