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    • B. F. Keith Theater, interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Organs; Balconies; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Original address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Demolished, 1952). Built as a vaudeville theater by the National Theater Company in 1913, the design came from the architectural workshop of Albert Kahn. The National Theater was sold within the year to the...
    • Wallace Galvin of Louisville, Kentucky, 1924.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Actors
    • Portrait of Wallace Galvin of Louisville, Kentucky. He is wearing a printed suit and tie. The photograph has a yellow discoloration due to age. Caption on image: The Earl-Broady Studios, Vedgeway Building, Schenectady, New York. Stamped on back:...
    • Majestic Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Majestic Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 618 S. Fourth Street (Building no longer exists.) The Majestic opened as a vaudeville theater in 1908. Beyond that fact, however, its history is far less certain. The most commonly stated version is that the 1908 theater was torn down and...
    • Emma Carus.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of vaudeville and musical comedy actress and singer Emma Carus, who appeared at Macauley's Theatre in "Forty-five Minutes from Broadway" (December 1907) and "The Salt of the Earth" (January 1922). Location of photo studio: Chicago (Ill.)....
    • Trixie Friganza, circa 1903.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Umbrellas
    • Full-length character portrait of actress Trixie Friganza standing on a terrace wearing a long white dress and straw hat and holding a parasol. The portrait was allegedly touched up to make her appear slimmer. Trixie Friganza was born Delia...
    • Harrigan & Hart.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Military uniforms
    • Full-length character portrait of two soldiers, one holding a rifle and the other holding an American flag, shaking hands. Edward (Ned) Harrigan (left), a playwright, lyricist, and actor, was born October 26, 1844 in New York City, and died on June...
    • Edward Haragan.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of playwright, lyricist, and actor Edward (Ned) Harrigan wearing a suit jacket and bow tie. Harrigan was born October 26, 1844 in New York City, and died on June 6, 1911. He performed in Vaudeville duo Harrigan & Hart until Hart's death in...
    • Harry Lauder 23.11.1911.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Autographed character portrait of Vaudeville performer Harry Lauder wearing a Scottish beret and jacket with bow tie. Harry Lauder performed in "Ever Ne" at Macauley's Theatre on December 19, 1923. The performance listed at Macauley's on the date...
    • Belle Gold and "Rex".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Dogs
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of actress Belle Gold in the role of Desdemona in the Vaudeville musical "The Ham Tree." Gold, wearing a hat and dress, holds onto Rex (a black-and-white bull terrier), who is perched on a pedestal. "The Ham...
    • Toby Claude, circa 1903.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of Vaudeville actress Toby Claude in Chinese costume, probably for her role in "A Chinese Honeymoon," which she performed at Macauley's Theatre in November 1903. Inscription on print: To Mr. Macauley. Most sincerely,...
    • George "Honey Boy" Evans, circa 1912.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men
    • Portrait of George Evans wearing a suit jacket and tie. Welsh-born George "Honey Boy" Evans became famous in the United States as a blackface minstrel, vaudeville comedian, and songwriter who performed with the "Honey Boy" Minstrels. George Evans'...
    • Belle Gold in "The Ham Tree," 1906.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of actress Belle Gold, who played Desdemona in the Vaudeville musical "The Ham Tree," tilting her head away from the camera, wearing a pleated white blouse with high lacy collar. "The Ham Tree" was performed at Macauley's Theatre February...
    • Mitzi Hajos, circa 1919.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of Mitzi Hajos seated on an upholstered bench, wearing a sleeveless velvet dress with patterned stockings and high heels, with a feather boa behind her. Hungarian-born actress Magdalena Hajos performed as Mitzi Hajos...
    • 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...
    • Eddie Foy as "Sister Ann", in Blue Beard.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Cross dressing
    • Full-length character portrait of stage comedian and Vaudeville actor Eddie Foy in costume for the role of "Sister Anne" in "Mr. Bluebeard." He wears a pointed hat, pigtails, and white dress with short pleated skirt. Born Edwin Fitzgerald on March...

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