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Creators:
Covette, Ricki
Jewell, Irene
Dates:
1950 - 1980
Size:
1.25 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1335
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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; advertisem...

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St. Felix Sisters
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1880-1904
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0294
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This scrapbook contains newspaper reviews & theatre programs in which the St. Felix Sisters are named, and which covers the period from April, 1880 to November, 1898. The scrapbook also contains a newspaper article on the death of President Garfield, and article about Greenwood Cemetery where many "stage artists" were buried in the public lots, an...

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Creators:
Graneto, Phillip
Dates:
1885-1900
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box, 1 tray)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1486
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Small group of materials documenting late-19th century actor Henry E. Dixey and his roles in the burlesque musicals Adonis and Francois.

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Dates:
1935
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1946
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1939
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1935
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1922
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1929
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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