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
Dallas Public Library - Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division
Scope and Contents The Bobby Peck Collection contains materials relating to the career and life of Ms. Peck. The collection consists of clippings, a scrapbook, ephemera and photographs. Most of the collection is nightclub material dated 1935-1936 for Midnight Frolics and Club Midnight. Photographs purchased from Jim Doster with the manuscript materials are located in the PA97-7 Collection. Loose news clippings from the front of the scrapbook were separated and placed in folders organized by date.
Photographs, scrapbook, and ephemera relating to the Club Shangri-La, active in the 1940s and located on NW Glisan Street between 4th and 5th Avenues, Portland, Oregon. Barbara Hall's husband, John Hall, was the owner of the club. Also includes some family photographs