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

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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…

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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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Souvenir Program for the 4th Anniversary of Montgomery Hotel and Grill, which, like the Little Harlem Club, was part of the Mongtomery chain of hotels and restaurants. Program features: portraits of manager Leroy Smith and his wife, additional hotel…

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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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Advertisement clipping. "Ann Montgomery's Little Harlem, The Cotton Club of Buffalo. 494 Michigan Ave. Presents for your pleasure this excellent 'Black and White' Revue, starring Za Za that torrid dancing sensation in her terrific jungle and…

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Katharine Hepburn continued appearing on theatrical stages during her long movie career. She appeared in Buffalo a handful of times, including this Shakespearean performance.Hepburn has other local connections--her maternal grandparents lived here,…

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The Federal Music Project (FMP) was part of the New Deal/Works Progress Administration program to employ musicians, conductors and composers during the Great Depression.Conductor Franco Autori joined the FMP and came to Buffalo in 1936, where he…

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Buffalo actress Katharine Cornell was regarded as the "First Lady of the Theatre." Her husband, Guthrie McClintic, directed this production.

The Teck Theatre, also known as the Schubert-Teck, was located at 760 Main Street from 1900 to 1934.

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Professional shot. Signed "Here's to you and from you and back to you again when you look at this mug remember I'm your friend." March 6, 1939. Taken by P. Slaughter

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Headshot labeled "Earl Hines and His Orchestra." Corner labeled "Maurice Chicago"
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