Octavia Broske and George Bancroft were stage and screen actors in the early 1900s. The collection consists of newspaper clippings
and ephemera related to their careers, with the bulk relating to Octavia Broske.
Octavia Broske was born circa 1886, in Pennsylvania. She was an actress of both stage and silent film during the early 1900s.
She was married to actor George Bancroft. She appeared on stage in a number of cities across the US including Boston, Chicago,
Philadelphia, New York, and San Francisco, among others. Her stage credits include Belle of New York, Prince of Pilsen, Sultan of Sulu, Tillie's Nightmare, and A Waltz Dream, among others. She also appeared in silent films, including: The Great Adventure and She Loves and Lies. Octavia Broske died in 1967.
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