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Dewey Michaels Burlesque Collection, late 1920's-1967

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Collector:
Michaels, Dewey (theater owner director producer) 1898-
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Photographer:
Laverne, Gene (Buffalo, N.Y.)
Garbo (Chicago)
Bakchy, Boris (New York)
Kriegsmann, James J
Maurice (Chicago)
Seymour, Maurice (New York, N.Y.)
Bruno of Hollywood (New York, N.Y.)
Subject:
Corio, Anne
Palace Burlesque Theatre (Buffalo, N.Y.)
Physical description:
Photoprints : silver gelatin on paper, 8 x 10"
0.33 cu. ft.: 1 box
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Place:
Buffalo (N.Y.)
Date:
1920
1967
late 1920s-1967
1920-1970
20th century
19th-20th century
Notes:
Dewey Michaels was owner, director, and producer of the Palace Burlesque Theatre, Buffalo, New York, until it closed on September 29, 1977, when he was 79 years old.
Summary:
Newspaper clippings; advertising brochures; and photoprints of performers at the Palace Theatre (including studio publicity portraits). The majority of the items are silver gelatin photoprints. Some photographers are listed below as index terms. Subjects of photographs include strippers and comedians; photographs of women include portraits as well as full-length figures, nude or in costume.
Cite as:
Dewey Michaels Burlesque Collection, ca. 1920s-1967, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Glamour photography
Musicians
Burlesque shows
Burlesque (Theater)
Entertainment
Nudity in the performing arts
Theatrical producers and directors
Comedians
Entertainers
Striptease
Stripteasers
Local number:
1981.0041 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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