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Sound effects: Minski Burlesque Theater [sound recording]

Creator:
Folkways Records  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-5224
FLP 91519
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_340955

Playbill for Eubie!

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Ambassador Theatre, American, founded 1928  Search this
Subject of:
Eubie Blake, American, 1887 - 1983  Search this
Noble Sissle, American, 1889 - 1975  Search this
Ethel Beatty  Search this
Terry Burrell  Search this
Leslie Dockery  Search this
Lynnie Godfrey, American  Search this
Gregory Hines, American, 1946 - 2003  Search this
Maurice Hines, American, born 1943  Search this
Mel Johnson Jr., American  Search this
Lonnie McNeil, American  Search this
Janet Powell  Search this
Marion Ramsey, American, born 1947  Search this
Alaina Reed Hall, American, 1946 - 2009  Search this
Jeffery V. Thompson  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. (23.5 x 14.9 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.26.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.26.1
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Ricki Covette Burlesque Collection

Creator:
Covette, Ricki  Search this
Donor:
Jewell, Irene  Search this
Extent:
1.25 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Decals
Photographs
Clippings
Certificates
Theater programs
Scrapbooks
Letters (correspondence)
Advertisements
Brochures
Date:
1950 - 1980
Scope and Contents:
Six scrapbooks documenting the Burlesque career of Irene Jewell (stage name:Ricki Covette), who was billed as "The World's Tallest Exotic Dancer" at 6'8". The albums contain clippings; letters; certiicates; photographs, includng photographs of her act; ephemera, such as postcards, travel brochures, postcards and decals, from her travels; advertisements; and theater programs.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Born in 1926 in Alberta, Canada, Covette (Irene Jewell) had a twenty year career in show business, including theater, small parts in television and film, but especially burlesque. She was billed as "The World's Tallest Exotic Dancer" at 6'8". After leaving show business, she started a succesful second career as a real estate broker in the Los Angeles area. Covette died in February 2016.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center in 2014 by Irene Jewell.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater) -- 1920-1970  Search this
Striptease -- 1920-1970  Search this
Stripteasers -- 1920-1970  Search this
Burlesque shows -- 1920-1970  Search this
Postcards -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Decals
Photographs -- 1950-2000
Clippings -- 20th century
Certificates -- 20th century
Theater programs -- 1950-2000
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Advertisements -- 20th century
Brochures -- 20th century
Citation:
Ricki Covette Burlesque Collection, ca. 1950-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1335
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1335
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Minsky Burlesque- Chicago [sound recording]

Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Illinois
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-4164
FLP 90044
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_339529

Burlesque: Chicago [sound recording]

Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-4803
FLP 90683
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_340167

Burlesque: Boston [sound recording]

Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Boston (Mass.)
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-4804
FLP 90684
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_340168

Burlesque: Chicago [sound recording]

Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-4805
FLP 90685
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_340169

Sound effects: Burlesque- Dames from Chicago II [sound recording]

Creator:
Folkways Records  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-5223
FLP 91518
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_340954

Sound effects: Los Angeles Burlesque [sound recording]

Creator:
Folkways Records  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-5225
FLP 91520
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_340956

Burlesque Uncensored [sound recording]

Artist:
Waggin, Patti  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 45 rpm ; 7 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
CO-COOK-45-0001-7
Cook 10711
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Cook Labs records, 1939-2002, bulk 1948-1965 228427
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_351358

Burlesque Uncensored [sound recording]

Recorder:
Cook, Emory 1913-2002  Search this
Performer:
Voe, Marie  Search this
Waggin, Patti  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Date:
1954
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
Cook 1071
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Cook Records Collection
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233509

Burlesque: Atlanta [sound recording]

Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Georgia
Atlanta (Ga.)
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-4802
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_340166

Sound effects: Burlesque [sound recording]

Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Sounds  Search this
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-2296
FLP 47506
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_319512

Sound Effects: Calliope,Burlesque [sound recording]

Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Sounds  Search this
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Calliope  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-5361
FLP 91656
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341091

Dewey Michaels Burlesque Collection

Photographer:
Garbo (Chicago)  Search this
Laverne, Gene (Buffalo, NY)  Search this
Kriegsmann, James J.  Search this
Maurice (Chicago)  Search this
Seymour, Mamie ((New York))  Search this
Bruno ((Bernard?) of Hollywood (New York City))  Search this
Bakchy, Boris ((New York))  Search this
Collector:
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Michaels, Dewey, 1898- (theater owner, director, producer)  Search this
Names:
Palace Burlesque Theatre (Buffalo, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Photographs
Place:
Buffalo (N.Y.) -- photographs -- 1920-1970
Date:
late 1920's-1967
Scope and Contents:
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.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series. Arranged alphabetically by subjects' names within categories.
Biographical / Historical:
Dewey Michaels (b. 1898) was owner, director, general manager and producer of the Palace Burlesque Theater in Buffalo, New York until it closed on September 29, 1977, when Michaels was 79 years old. Michaels started in the business when he was 19 years old. Through the years, he featured Abbott and Costello, Phil Silvers, Jerry Lewis, Red Buttons, and Sammy Davis, Jr. who was then a dancer with the Will Master Trio which included his father and uncle. The Palace Burlesque was part of a 40-city circuit. Michaels was married in 1919 to Phyllis Boasberg. She died in 1969, leaving two sons and one daughter. On December 4, 1980, Michaels donated a backdrop, used in the theatre, to the Smithsonian. The backdrop had a musical theme with a clarinetist and notes rendered in extravagant art nouveau. Michaels was then 83 years old. Other backdrops were distributed to other theatres and collectors. They were 60-100 years old, painted in Diamond Dye, and worth about $1,000 apiece.
Related Materials:
Theatrical backdrops and director's chair located inthe Division of Home and Community Life.
Provenance:
Mr. Dewey Michaels, Gift, 1/31/81. Accession number 1981.0041.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Glamour photography -- 1920-1970  Search this
Striptease -- 1920-1970  Search this
Stripteasers -- 1920-1970  Search this
Nudity in the performing arts  Search this
Theatrical producers and directors -- 1920-1970  Search this
Comedians -- 1920-1970  Search this
Entertainers -- 1920-1970  Search this
Musicians -- 20th century  Search this
Burlesque shows -- 1920-1970  Search this
Burlesque (Theater) -- 1920-1970  Search this
Entertainment -- Photographs -- 1920-1970  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings -- 20th century
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 19th-20th century
Citation:
Dewey Michaels Burlesque Collection, ca. 1920s-1967, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0065
See more items in:
Dewey Michaels Burlesque Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0065
Additional Online Media:

Chicago II- 1953- Burlesque [sound recording]

Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Illinois
United States
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1920-1970
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Burlesque shows  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-4772
FLP 90652
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_340136

Sound Effects: Los Angeles- Burlesque [sound recording]

Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
California
United States
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Topic:
Sounds  Search this
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-5377
FLP 91672
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341107

Sound Effects: Oakland, California: Burlesque [sound recording]

Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
California
United States
Oakland (Calif.)
Topic:
Sounds  Search this
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-5378
FLP 91673
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341108

Sound effects: Buffalo: Burlesque [sound recording]

Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
New York
United States
Buffalo (N.Y.)
Topic:
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Sounds  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-5392
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341122

Sound effects: Buffalo: Burlesque [sound recording]

Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
New York
United States
Buffalo (N.Y.)
Topic:
Sounds  Search this
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-5416
FLP 91711
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341146

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