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Guide to the Cortez Sisters collection CEMA 114
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Description
This collections consists of three signed photos of Lita and Anita Gamez who were known as "The Cortez Sisters." They were popular performing artists in the 1930s.
Background
The Cortez Sisters ( Lita and Anita Gamez ) were dancers in the 1930's, employed as a team, although they worked individually from time to time. They may have been under contract to Warner Brothers. They were also part of the Orpheum circuit, playing the vaudeville circuit up and down the western seaboard as far north as Seattle.
Extent
0.05 linear feet (3 photos)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open for research.