New York Public Library
The collection (ca. 1920s-1980s) consists of exterior and interior views of Harlem nightclubs and theaters (1920s-1960s); portraits and candid shots of entertainers, individual musicians, orchestras and chorus girls appearing at or affiliated with specific clubs and theaters (1920s-1960s); and views of nightclub patrons (ca. 1940s) -- Also depicted are views of clubs located in other parts of New York City; views of crowds gathered outside theaters; reproductions of broadsides and a club menu; studio portraits of club owners; a group portrait of beauty contestants; and maps showing the locations of certain clubs
Queens Library
Consists of newspaper clippings and pamphlets. Material is still being added when appropriate. Clippings are photocopied onto acid free paper and bound when sufficient material accumulates
Bowling Green State University
National Library of Australia
Photographs depict nightclubs and the activities of young adults attending nightclubs in Canberra including: social behaviour, dancing, clothing fashions, body piercing, cigarette smoking habits, use of mobile phones, special lighting effects, disc jockeys and Master of Ceremonies. Nightclubs featured include Minque, Kartel, Academy and FM's Nightclub
Museum of Performance and Design
Charlie Low made his Forbidden City on Sutter City one of the top nightclubs in Americain in the 1930s-1940s
National Library of Australia
The collection includes images of nightclubs and living conditions in squats in the Perth suburb of Northbridge
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Includes scenes of the exterior of the Meadows Nightclub and Casino, a January 1930 snowstorm which covered Fremont Street, and Fremont Street neon signs and night shots, 1930-31 (Oasis Cafe, Big 4 Club, Silver Club, Boulder Club, Mission Bar, the El Portal Theatre, and various businesses)
Cornell University Libraries
Cards advertising the services of prostitutes who will come to the customer's hotel room. Also included are a few advertisements for events at nightclubs
New York Public Library
Sophie Tucker (1884-1966) was a Russian-born popular American entertainer. She gained fame as a performer in vaudeville and burlesque in the World War I era, and continued her career for many years in nightclubs, films, radio and television. The collection consists of Sophie Tucker's manuscript and typewritten drafts and notes, used as the basis for her published autobiography "Some of these Days" (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran, and Company, 1945). The text of the book differs considerably from the drafts.