Maine Historical Society
Contains thirteen portrait photographs of actors and actresses associated with the B.F. Keith Stock Company in Portland. Persons represented include Adra Ainslee, Louis Albion, Belle D'Arcy, Lola Downin, Blanche Friderici, Robert Hyman, Frances McHenry, Richard Milloy, and Sidney Toler. Many of the photographs were taken by Fenley Photo in Portland, Me. Opened in 1908, Keith's Theatre could seat 1,600, and presented vaudeville, stage shows, and occassional movies before switching over to movies entirely by the 1920s. The theater was later known as the Civic Theatre. It was was demolished in the 1960s for a parking lot
University of Washington Libraries
Correspondence, clippings, theater programs, and biographical information, relating to Schultz's career as pianist, theater promoter, and manager of Moore Theater, Seattle
Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection
Letters, plays, poetry, reviews, theatrical programs, and broadsides, relating to Kajkowska's career in Polish theaters in Cleveland, Ohio, Detroit, Mich., and other American cities. Cultural organizations represented include Lutnia Singing Society, Detroit, Mich., and Młody Teatr, a theater group for young Polish Americans
Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
Documents relating to Murphy's career as chief of protocol of the Pan American Union, his interest in presidential history, and his activities in the Arts Club of Washington and local amateur theatrical productions -- Includes newspaper clippings, photographs, a scrapbook, and theater programs
Lawrence Public Library
Programs, playbills, scrapbook, announcements, souvenirs, and small broadsides of various entertainments presented at various halls and theaters in Lawrence, Mass., chiefly performed by a variety of professional entertainers-actors, theatrical groups, and lecturers from outside Lawrence, but also by local groups such as pupils of the Bruce School, Alumni Symphony Orchestra, Lawrence Teachers' Association, and Lawrence Players
Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
Contains correspondence, articles, and other papers, documenting Gregory's activities in dramatic art at Howard University, the Howard Players, his general interests in the theater, and his military service during World War I; and mss., documents, clippings, scrapbooks, books, pamphlets, posters, periodicals, and photographs, collected by Gregory, on abolition and slavery, the Civil War, the military, the American judicial system, Africa, the West Indies, and black history -- Collected material includes an unpublished poem by Phillis Wheatley, mss. of speeches delivered at a testimonial banquet for Frederick Douglass (1883), and Gregory's notes on the material. Correspondents include prominent figures in the American theater. Persons and topics represented include: Ira Aldridge, Benjamin Banneker, Abraham Lincoln, Joel E. Spingarn, the Bordentown Industrial School in New Jersey, the Central Committee of Negro College Men, the Association of Educators of Colored Youth, and the National ... Read More
George Washington University Library
Corrrespondence, minutes, subscription records, résumés of actors, scripts, press releases, programs, financial and tax materials, phonograph records, and other records
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
Collection of materials related to musical performances at the Perkins School for the Blind (formerly Perkins Institution) including concerts, recitals, assemblies, glee club performances, Christmas concerts, Founders' Day events, and a few theater performances. The collection is predominantly performance programs with many duplicates but also invitations, tickets, notes, clippings, correspondence, and letters of appreciation. The collections are more complete for the earlier years and contain little more than programs after the 1940s. Box 1: 1905-1920; Box 2: 1921-1928; Box 3: 1929-1943; Box 4: 1944-1955; Box 5: 1956-1969; Box 6: 1970-1999
American Jewish Archives
Contains family trees, birth, death, and marriage records, as well as various photographs and newspaper articles regarding the Quitman family. The theatrical career of Harry W. Quitman is prominent among the papers
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Programs and newspaper clippings, relating to productions performed at the Metropolitan Theatre in Grand Forks, N.D., chiefly during the period 1890-1913. Includes information concerning the theater's predecessor organizations, Grand Forks Opera Company (organized 1889) and Metropolitan Theatre (established 1890 as Metropolitan Opera House) and its reorganization (1935) as The Met Theatre, a motion picture theater