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

Souvenir Program for the 14th Anniversary of the Little Harlem Club. Features a map of the club's location, labeled "the Gayest Spot in Buffalo." Also features: portraits of Ann Montgomery and Harold Tyler, club staff members, and performing artists,…

Position: 42 (284 views)

Professional performance shot. Seven female dancers (one nude, coming out of a box), one male dancer holding a bulldog. Seven piece band. Front Row: Abdeen Ali, Ravida [possibly]. Middle Row: Six Little Harlem Club dancers; Gladdess (first dancer…

Position: 372 (62 views)

Unlabeled professional shot of female dancer. Taken by J. N. Erhart.

Position: 294 (75 views)

Group picture of wait staff. Labeled "'Cookie' and His Little Harlem Club Crew: Of Service and Beauty." Eleven women, one man. Taken by J. N. Erhart, Commercial Photographer. In the 14th Anniversary Program, labeled: Vietta, Bessie White, Gwendolyn…

Position: 249 (84 views)

Group performance picture. Six female performers, one male. Taken by J. N. Erhart, Commercial Photographer. Backdrop is painted like downtown Buffalo with Mayfair Hotel and advertisements for Eddie's Auto Service, Century Cab, Burns Bros. Suits 449…

Position: 311 (73 views)

Group performance picture. Six female dancers, two male. Two couples. Seven piece band. Taken by J. N. Erhart, Commercial Photographer. Gladdess (first dancer from the left). Jean Eldridge, woman in black dress. Eugene Adams, pianist; Wendel Arter,…

Position: 259 (82 views)
The Nelson Fischer Scrapbook was compiled by Thelma Fischer from 1940-1944 and donated to the Grosvenor Room of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Nelson Fischer served in United States Army during World War II, and his wife, Thelma composed…

Position: 108 (134 views)

This production was one of a handful of times Katharine Hepburn appeared in Buffalo. The Erlanger theatre, a successful venue in the 1930s, hosted many talents of stage and screen.Hepburn has other local connections--her maternal grandparents lived…

Position: 401 (58 views)

Movie stars Lillian Gish and Burgess Meredith performed in this theatrical production directed by Guthrie McClintic, actress Katharine Cornell's husband. The Erlanger theatre, a successful venue in the 1930s, hosted many talents of stage and screen.

Position: 569 (42 views)

Buffalo actress Katharine Cornell was regarded as the "First Lady of the Theatre." Her performance in Saint Joan was heralded as "magnificent" and "matchless" by local critics.

Position: 569 (42 views)

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