Memorabilia documenting the career of vaudevillian Thomas C. Currier, Strum in the radio duo Hum and Strum (Hum was played by Max Zides). The collection is comprised predominantly of photographs, some autographed, including one of vaudevillian and later television actress Irene Ryan; news clippings; radio programs; a few pieces of correspondence; a scrapbook of Currier's career, kept by his wife, containing such things as news clippings and ticket stubs; a script of the radio drama "Hitler's Children", autographed by Bonita Granville and H. B. Warner; issues of the periodical "Radio and Television Mirror" and "TV Radio Mirror"; and one reel of film featuring Hum and Strum.
Thomas Currier Vaudeville Collection, 1928-1986, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
2007.3196 (NMAH Acc.)
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