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    • 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'...
    • J. H. Haverly.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men
    • Color lithograph of Col. Jack H. (Christopher) Haverly wearing a full mustache, suit jacket, and tie. Born June 30, 1837 in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, J. H. Haverly led a series of minstrel and operetta troupes, which performed at Macauley's...
    • James Brown of Kentucky, 1936.

    • Portraits; Men; Dogs; Government officials
    • Major James Brown of Kentucky with his dog. He is wearing a suit and printed tie. The background of the photograph has been painted on and cut to an irregular shape. Stamped on back of image: October 1, 1936; October 8, 1936. Handwritten on back:...
    • Challon G. Forsee of Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Portraits; Men; Physicians; Medical equipment & supplies
    • Dr. Challon G. Forsee of Louisville, Kentucky wearing a physician's gown, holding a bottle of medicine. The photograph has a few blemishes and discoloration. Attached to back of image: Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company; Office of General...
    • GREY EAGLE, 1892.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Stern and port side of GREY EAGLE, almost complete, sitting with steam up, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. GREY EAGLE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (250 ft. x 40 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1892. Owned by Eagle Packet...
    • American Women's Himalayan Expeditions/California/USA.

    • American Women's Himalayan Expeditions (Organization); Blum, Arlene, 1945- ; Miller, Irene; Watson, Vera, 1932-1978; Firey, Joan; Kramar, Piro; Rusmore, Margaret Elizabeth; Whitehouse, Annie; Komárková, Vera; Klobusicky-Mailänder, Liz;...
    • Founder, February Quilt Fair / Organizer and first President of the Pajaro Valley Quilt Association / Board member, Watsonville Y.W.C.A. / Member, N.O.W. / also maker of Ruth Asawa Honor Quilt (I really like this idea---just wish I'd tuned into it...
    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969) . The classical façade of the Rialto made extensive use of white-glazed terra cotta tile from Cincinnati's Rookwood Pottery. This scene shows some of the machinery used in the construction as well...
    • Kosair Temple, construction, October 7, 1924.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Kosair Temple (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 224 E. Broadway. This construction scene shows Kosair Temple almost completed. Windows are still missing from the first two floors and scaffolding is still up. In front of the building, three automobiles are parked. Signs in front of the...
    • Al H. Wilson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of Al H. Wilson seated in a chair, wearing a light-colored suit and tie. He starred in six productions at Macauley's Theatre between October 1907 and October 1919. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.). Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Harry Mann, circa 1887.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Mustaches
    • Portrait of Harry Mann, who went on to manage the Knickerbocker Theatre in New York in the late 1890s. He wears a suit jacket and white tie with stickpin. His hair is in a side part, and he has a mustache connected to long sideburns. "Macbeth," the...
    • Henry Woodruff, circa 1909.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of actor Henry Woodruff wearing a suit jacket, striped vest, and patterned tie. Woodruff was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1869 and graduated from Harvard University. He appeared in four productions at Macauley's Theatre between 1900...
    • Mary Mannering, circa 1902.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of Mary Mannering, who starred in "Janice Meredith" at Macauley's Theatre in February 1902, wearing a hat with large ostrich plumes. Mary Mannering also starred at Macauley's Theatre in productions of "The Stubbornness of Geraldine"...
    • R. D. McLean.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Character portrait of left profile of performer R. D. McLean, with his hair powdered, and wearing a toga. Born March 7, 1859 in New Orleans, Louisiana, McLean and his wife, fellow actor Marie Prescott, toured together until Prescott's death in the...
    • Marie Prescott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of right profile of actress Marie Prescott. She wears a white dress reminiscent of those worn in ancient Greece, and her hair pulled back into a bun. Prescott and her husband, fellow actor R. D. McLean, toured together until Prescott's...
    • Rose Stahl.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of actress Rose Stahl posed in wooden chair, leaning on her right elbow. Her curly hair is pulled back but hatless, and she wears a sleeveless dress or slip with appliqué flowers. Born in Montreal, Canada, on October...
    • Owens; Solon Shingle.

    • Portraits; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Lithograph character portrait of actor John E. Owens in the role that he made famous, as Solon Shingle in the play "Solon Shingle, or, The People's Lawyer" by Joseph Stevens Jones. He is peering over eyeglasses, and wears a hat, jacket with striped...

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