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    • U.S. Life Saving Station, 1902.

    • U.S. Life Saving Station, 1902.

    • Boathouses; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • U.S. LIFE SAVING STATION, a boathouse, was built at Howard Shipyard in 1902. Located at the foot of Second Street in Louisville, it was the only inland floating life-saving station in the country. It was replaced by a steel structure in 1928.
    • Dartmouth Apartments, September 1, 1927.

    • Dartmouth Apartments, September 1, 1927.

    • Buildings; Apartments; Building construction; Dartmouth Apartments (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 1416 Willow Ave. Between 1912 and 1930, 165 apartment buildings were constructed in Louisville. During this period, Joseph & Joseph built three luxury apartment buildings near Cherokee Park which are regarded as cultural landmarks: The...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, exterior drawing.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, exterior drawing.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. This drawing of the Henry Clay Hotel shows Joseph and Joseph's signature suspended canopy over the entrance. Originally built as the Elks Athletic Club in 1924, it was converted into the Henry Clay Hotel in 1928 and...
    • Wm. P. McClain, James F. Clay, J. L. Dorsey.

    • Wm. P. McClain, James F. Clay, J. L. Dorsey.

    • Lawyers; Municipal officials; Legislators; Judges; Portraits

    • William Pollitt McClain was born in 1849 in Henderson, Kentucky. He attended Notre Dame College, graduating in 1869. He then attended the law department of the University of Virginia, graduating in 1872. After practicing law in Missouri, he...
    • Dorothy Donnelly.

    • Dorothy Donnelly.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of left profile of author, actress, director, and producer Dorothy Donnelly wearing a pearl necklace and a white dress. Donnelly was born January 28, 1880 in New York City. She performed at Macauley's Theatre in three George Bernard Shaw...
    • William H. Crane as Falstaff.

    • William H. Crane as Falstaff.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of performer and producer William H. Crane in padded period costume, probably for a role as Falstaff. He wears a hat with ostrich plume; wig with tufts of gray hair; and velvet tunic, and leans on a cane. Crane was...
    • R. B. Mantell.

    • R. B. Mantell.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of right profile of performer and producer Robert B. Mantell wearing a thick mustache. Born in Scotland on February 7, 1854, Mantell starred in nine productions at Macauley's Theatre between February 1885 and February 1924. He died in...
    • Ellen Terry.

    • Ellen Terry.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Autographed halftone print character portrait of Ellen Terry, seated, wearing a dress with ruffled collar and hat. Dame Ellen Terry was born Alice Ellen Terry on February 27, 1847 in Coventry, England, made Dame of the British Empire in 1925, and...
    • Maud Grainger.

    • Maud Grainger.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of actress Maude Granger (also spelled Grainger) wearing a veil. Born Anna Brainerd Follen circa 1851, she appeared in "Camille," "As You Like It," and "Romeo and Juliet" at Macauley's Theatre in October 1877,...
    • Ellen Terry.

    • Ellen Terry.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of Ellen Terry, her head turned to her left, wearing a black velvet hat and dress with bow at neck. Dame Ellen Terry was born Alice Ellen Terry on February 27, 1847 in Coventry, England, made Dame of the British Empire in 1925, and died...
    • R. B. Mantell, circa 1910.

    • R. B. Mantell, circa 1910.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Oval-shaped portrait of left profile of performer and producer Robert B. Mantell. Born in Scotland on February 7, 1854, Mantell starred in nine productions at Macauley's Theatre between February 1885 and February 1924. He died in 1928. On the date...
    • Maude Grainger.

    • Maude Grainger.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of actress Maude Granger, wearing a long dress with train and bonnet, and standing in front of a set backdrop of a house on a hill. Born Anna Brainerd Follen circa 1851, she appeared in "Camille," "As...
    • Frank Currier.

    • Frank Currier.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of performer Frank J. Currier with arms folded, wearing a plaid wool suit jacket and shirt with cufflinks. Currier was born in Norwich, Connecticut on September 4, 1857, and died April 22, 1928 in Hollywood, California. Inscription on...
    • Edna Luby wearing hat, circa 1903.

    • Edna Luby wearing hat, circa 1903.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length portrait of performer Edna Luby (1891 - 1928) standing with hands behind her back, wearing a long dress and hat. Luby appeared in "The Two Schools," starring Winchell Smith and Elsie Ferbuson, at Macauley's Theatre in March...
    • Eddie Foy as "Sister Ann", in Blue Beard.

    • 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...
    • Old Jim.

    • Old Jim.

    • Minstrels; Violins; Stone walls; Men; Dogs; Tramps

    • Portrait of a man and his dog next to a vine-covered stone wall. The bearded man wears ragged striped tuxedo pants, a tuxedo jacket with tails and a top hat. He carefully holds a fiddle and bow in his arms. The man is Jim Felton, a wandering...
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