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    • Ben-Hur - Robert McWade Jr. as Simonides.

    • Ben-Hur - Robert McWade Jr. as Simonides.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of actor Robert McWade in costume for the role of Simonides in "Ben Hur," which was produced at Macauley's Theater in March 1905. He is seated on a wooden throne, wearing patterned robes with fringed ends....
    • Minna K. Gale.

    • Minna K. Gale.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of the left profile of performer Minna K. Gale wearing a braid atop her head and a dress with bustle. Miss Gale performed opposite Creston Clarke in a series of plays at Macauley's Theater on January 4-9,...
    • Nadja, circa 1933.

    • Nadja, circa 1933.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Women

    • Portrait of burlesque star known as "Nadja." She wears her hair parted in the middle, long earrings, thin eyebrows, and dark lipstick. Nadja performed numerous times at the Gaiety Theater in Louisville before it was destroyed by fire in...
    • Marie Bates as Aunt Rosa.

    • Marie Bates as Aunt Rosa.

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

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of actress Marie Bates wearing a bird on her hat and an elaborate dress of brocade, fringe, and satin stripes. Marie Bates performed in "Extremes" and "Caste" during opening week at...
    • Marie Bates.

    • Marie Bates.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of actress Marie Bates wearing a bow in her hair and a dark dress and jacket. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, ca. 1853, Bates died March 12, 1923 in Glenbrook, Connecticut. Marie Bates performed in "Extremes" and "Caste"...
    • Ben-Hur - Mae Burgess as Iras.

    • Ben-Hur - Mae Burgess as Iras.

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

    • Character portrait of Mae Burgess in the role of Iras in "Ben Hur," which was produced at Macauley's Theater in March 1905. She wears her long hair in two braids underneath a metal headdress. Inscription on mount: Yours most sincerely Mae...
    • Ben-Hur - Robert McWade Jr. as Simonides.

    • Ben-Hur - Robert McWade Jr. as Simonides.

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

    • Character portrait of actor Robert McWade in costume for the role of Simonides in "Ben Hur," which was produced at Macauley's Theater in March 1905. He wears a turban and a stern expression. Robert McWade Jr. was born in Buffalo, New York...
    • Exh 2.

    • Exh 2.

    • Streets; Buildings; Commercial facilities; Stores & shops; Department stores; Variety stores; Theaters; Street railroad tracks

    • Exterior view down 4th Street, looking south, with McCrory's on the right and the Alamo Theater just past it. Kaufman-Straus is across the street on the left. The street is brick with streetcar tracks.
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Buildings; Brick wall signs; Vehicles

    • Flooded intersection of 8th Street and Cawthon Street. A brick building with a For Sale sign is at one corner. A Ratcliffe Transfer Line delivery truck is parked in the street with water at the base of its tires. A painted sign for a theater is on...
    • 4th: Chestnut, SE corner, looking S.

    • 4th: Chestnut, SE corner, looking S.

    • Streets; Buildings; Stores & shops; Clothing stores; Drugstores; Theaters; Hotels; Brown Hotel (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Southeast corner of 4th Street and Chestnut Street looking south. A Taylor drugstore is at the corner in a row of stores including Ball Optical Company and a shoe-repair company. Painted signs for Wellendorff and H.B.&W. are on the side of one...
    • 4th: 500 BS, W side.

    • 4th: 500 BS, W side.

    • Streets; Buildings; Stores & shops; Theaters; Clothing stores; Restaurants

    • 500 block of south 4th Street on the west side. A block of multi-story brick buildings including a theater, Lee Lewis Restaurant, Durand-Perry women's clothing shop, and Queen Quality Shoes.
    • 4th: 600 BS E side-N.

    • 4th: 600 BS E side-N.

    • Streets; Buildings; Stores & shops; Commercial facilities; Automobile equipment & supplies stores; Theaters

    • 600 block of south 4th Street on the east side looking north. A row of different height buildings including Louisville Rubber Company, a record shop, Western Auto Supply Company, and the Kentucky Theater.
    • 4th: 600 BS E side-S.

    • 4th: 600 BS E side-S.

    • Streets; Buildings; Stores & shops; Commercial facilities; Automobile equipment & supplies stores; Theaters; Hotels; Brown Hotel (Louisville, Ky.)

    • 600 block of south 4th Street on the east side looking south. A row of businesses including the Kentucky Theater and Western Auto Supply Company with the Brown Hotel in the distance.
    • Walnut: 400BW, -- E.

    • Walnut: 400BW, -- E.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters; Hotels; Coffeehouses

    • 400 block west Walnut Street, now Muhammad Ali Boulevard, looking east. View down Walnut Street with the Walnut theater, a cafeteria, and the Seelbach Hotel along one side of the street and the Hotel Watterson and a coffee shop on the other side.
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