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    • Selena Fetter.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Autographed character portrait of performer Selena Fetter in left profile, wearing a bonnet and dress with bustle. Fetter was born in Kentucky circa 1860, and performed at Macauley's Theatre eight times between 1881 and 1895. She married fellow...
    • Miss Dickey Lingard.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Three-quarter length portrait of performer Dickey (or Dickie) Lungard wearing a hat with ostrich feathers and a dress with a bustle. Born Harriet Dunning in London, she took the stage name and performer with her sister Alice Dunning (Lingard) and...
    • Walter C. Kelly.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer Walter C. (W. C.) Kelly, a large man wearing a dark suit and tie. The Vaudeville performer was born October 29, 1873, in Mineville, New York, and died January 6, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Inscription on mount, lower...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Key.

    • African Americans; African American singers; African American musicians; Nightclubs--Kentucky--Louisville; Singers; Musicians
    • Oral history interview with Robert Key, conducted October 25, 1977 by Robert Friedman. Mr. Key was a musician. He was born in Louisville but really launched his career in Chicago before touring as a singer. In this interview, he discusses his...
    • Joan Wells/Nebraska/USA.

    • Wells, Joan, 1948-
    • I met Joan through a correspondence club, and she bought an early drawing of mine. The design of this honor quilt is from a large painting I've started - a double portrait of Joan as a roper and as a musician. / I was born in Peoria, Illinois, 6...
    • Trixy L. Bell with basket.

    • Baskets; Bonnets; Shawls; Women; Costumes--United States
    • Trixy Bell, Jean Thomas' sister, stands outdoors behind a chair holding a basket, wearing a long dress with a bonnet and shawl, and poses with hand cupping her ear. She is probably costumed as a performer at the American Folk Song Festival [held at...
    • Trixy Bell with pipe and basket.

    • Baskets; Bonnets; Shawls; Women; Costumes--United States; Pipes (Smoking); Tobacco pipes
    • Trixy Bell, Jean Thomas' sister, stands outdoors behind a chair holding a basket, wearing a long dress with a bonnet and shawl and holding a corncob pipe. She is probably costumed as a performer at the American Folk Song Festival [held at the...
    • Margaret Mather.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of performer Margaret Mather wearing a jacket with printed fabric and beading, with a fur-trimmed coat worn half-on, half-off. Born Margaret Finlayson in Canada in 1859, she took her mother's maiden name as her stage name. Mather starred...
    • Marie Flynn, circa 1911.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of right profile of performer Marie Flynn, who appeared at Macauley's Theatre in "The Golden Girl" (February 1910) and "Madame Sherry" (October 1911). She is wearing a black hat. Inscription on print: To Col. J. T. Macauley, Most...
    • Josie Intropodi, circa 1902.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Full-length character portrait of performer Josie Intropodi in left profile, standing before a stage curtain wearing a hat with ostrich plumes, a long dress, and gloves. She performed at Macauley's Theatre in "Mlle. Mischief" in March 1909....
    • William Gillette, Louisville, Feb. 25, 1920.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer and writer William H. Gillette seated with chin on left hand, wearing a three-piece suit with tie. Born July 24, 1853 in Hartford, Connecticut, Gillette starred in eight productions at Macauley's theatre between February 1884...
    • Chauncey Olcott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Three-quarter length portrait of performer, composer, and lyricist Chauncey Olcott wearing a long jacket, vest with pocket watch fob, eyeglasses, high-collared white shirt, and boutonniere. He stands with his right hand in pants pocket and his left...
    • Ralph Delmore.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer Ralph Delmore wearing an overcoat with fur collar, mustache, and white bow tie. Born in New York City on December 18, 1853, Delmore appeared at Macauley's Theatre in "The Third Degree" in December 1909. He died November 21,...
    • Miss Kate Claxton.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Three-quarter length portrait of performer Kate Claxton wearing a long white dress with bustle and pearl necklace and bracelet. Born circa 1848 in Somerville, New Jersey, Claxton starred in eleven productions at Macauley's Theatre between January...
    • Tim Murphy.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer and producer Tim Murphy, wearing a suit jacket, upturned collar, and tie. He performed in "A Texas Steer" at Macauley's Theatre on November 25-27, 1895, and starred in a total of seventeen productions at Macauley's Theatre...
    • Frank Mayo.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer and writer Frank Mayo with white hair, wearing a suit jacket and tie. Frank Mayo starred in ten productions at Macauley's Theatre between 1874 and 1891, including seven appearances in "Davy Crockett, or Be Sure You're Right,...
    • Victor Morley.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of performer and director Victor Morley wearing a checked suit, tie and straw hat, and leaning on a cane. Morley was born in Greenwich, England, circa 1871, and died in New York City in 1935. He first performed the...
    • Paula Edwardes.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of performer Paula Edwardes wearing a hat, overcoat, and muff. Paula Edwardes starred at Macauley's Theatre in "San Toy" (December 1901) and "Winsome Winnie" (March 1904), and played in Hoyt's "A Black Sheep"...

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