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  • Coverage is exactly "Mid-Twentieth Century (1925-1975)"

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Group picture at bar. Barmaid, five women, ten men.

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Group performance picture. Eight female dancers. Twelve piece band. Two couples in center, and one couple shaking hands (Ann Montgomery?) Lil Armstrong in the top hat, holding a conductor's baton. Stuff Smith's former band. Date must be 1935, just…

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Headshot labeled "Mrs Louie Armstrong and Her Kings of Rhythm." Signed "To George Mel-o-dy. Best wishes Lillian Armstrong April 8, 1935" [to the bartender?].

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Professional shot. Signed "To 'Schuffle' [sic] my favorite comedian. May you continue stopping 'shows.' Where ever you 'got' and as long as you 'go.' Luck and success always" June 7, 1939.

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Group performance picture. Marriage scene? Thirteen dancers (four men, nine women).

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Group shot. Front row: Tootsie, Horcal, Skeet, Bob, Bill, Linda, Duke. Back row: unlabeled, six male musicians (Jimmie Perkins's band?). Signed "To a very fine cat 'Ole Shuffle swingly yours Skeet of the Maniacs." Three men in the center are the…

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Unidentified Man in Hadji Shriner cap

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Advertisement clipping. "Bewitching" That's what you'll say about our new black and white revue! With that renowned favorite Teddy Hale (known as Ted Lewis, Jr.) and his flashy revue. Clayton and Allen, Skating Team, Prince Mondi, The Clever Mystic,…

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17th Anniversary Show advertisement clipping. Toppin' the Town headed and produced by Broomfield and Greeley "The Most Marvelous Dancing Act Ever in Buffalo! A marvelous production with beautiful and gorgeous costumes and a brilliant array of…

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Lena Bell Thomas (Check Room) and Bertha Glover (Cigarette Girl). Two women, one holding Philip Morris tray, the other a doll. Image has been drawn on. Published separately in the 14th Anniversary Program.
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