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  • Coverage is exactly "Late Nineteenth Century (1850-1900)"

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Name, age, nativity, habits (temperate, intemperate), occupation, disease, time under treatment in days, stage of disease when admitted, date discharged, date cured, date died, remarks (notes on condition, cause of death, sent to Sisters of Charity…

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The Buffalo Orpheus, a German singing society, was established in 1869 by former members of the Buffalo Liedertafel chorus.German musician John Lund came to Buffalo in 1887 and became an integral part of the musical community.  He conducted several…

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Buffalo philanthropist Maria Love and her sister Elizabeth ("Libbie") occasionally starred in amateur theatre productions. Mrs. R. R. Cornell is May Fielding, a Buffalo actress who went on to have a successful Broadway career.

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Helena Modjeska was an acclaimed Polish-born actress known for her Shakespearean roles.

Buffalo's Star Theatre (W. Genesee and Pearl Streets) was a vibrant theatre venue from 1888 to 1919.

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Maude Adams was one of the most popular and successful actresses of early 20th century theater. She starred in plays by J.M. Barrie, including Peter Pan and The Little Minister.Buffalo's Star Theatre (W. Genesee and Pearl Streets) was a vibrant…

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One of several visits to Buffalo by famed conductor Damrosch and the New York Symphony Orchestra.

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The child actress known as "Corinne" and her mother, Jennie Kimball, starred in this production. H.R. Jacobs of Albany managed theaters in Buffalo and several American cities.

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Helena Modjeska was an acclaimed Polish-born actress known for her Shakespearean roles. Leading man Maurice Barrymore was the patriarch of the Barrymore acting family, father of John, Lionel and Ethel, and great-grandfather of actress Drew.

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Sol Smith Russell was a leading actor known for his comic roles. His performance in A Poor Relation was one of many times he visited Buffalo. The Academy of Music, Buffalo's "Thespian Temple" from 1868 to 1895 was a successful venue that hosted…

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Stuart Robson was a popular comedic actor who played Buffalo stages many times. The Academy of Music, Buffalo's "Thespian Temple" from 1868 to 1895 was a successful venue that hosted some of the biggest stars of the late 19th century theatre.
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