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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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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

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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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Professional shot. Signed "To [...], from Jimmie Lunceford 9/14/34. To my old Pal, From [...]" September 14, 1934. Edward Wilcox [piano]

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Volume consists of newspaper clippings from newspapers in the Buffalo, New York area as well as papers throughout the country. The clippings are dated along with the source.

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This is the earliest dated program in our collection. The location of the performance is unknown, but was likely an early Buffalo playhouse. Amelia Holman Gilfert (Mrs. Gilfert) was considered the first star of the American theater.

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"The voice of Elma."

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"The voice of Elma."

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"The voice of Elma."
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