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

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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)

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

Position: 210 (97 views)

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Unidentified Man in Hadji Shriner cap

Position: 212 (96 views)

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

Position: 292 (76 views)

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Compiled by Julia Boyer Reinstein, Town Historian; authorized by Cheektowaga Town Board, 1953. Includes historical information, various maps of Western New York, Erie County, and Cheektowaga; includes copy of early map of New York Native American…

Position: 3 (2353 views)

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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)

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Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini was one of the most acclaimed musicians of the late 19th and of the 20th century. Buffalo Morning Express drama critic and playwright Marian de Forest managed the Buffalo Musical Foundation and presented this…

Position: 506 (46 views)

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One of Katharine Hepburn’s biggest hits was the romantic comedy, The Philadelphia Story.  The movie was based on a screenplay by Phillip Barry, who wrote the play specifically for Hepburn.  When the play opened in Buffalo in October 1940, prominent…

Position: 197 (101 views)

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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)

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Seventh Anniversary advertisement clipping. Features a photo of Ann Montgomery. "When in Buffalo it's Ann Montgomery's, presenting "Trucking on Down" staged by Jimmy Givens, featuring Givens and Grant

Position: 163 (110 views)

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