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Vaudeville performer photographs from the J. Frank Mackey papers [graphic].
BANC PIC 1976.099--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Vaudeville performer photographs from the J. Frank Mackey papers

Creator/Contributor:

Mackey, J. Frank., creator

Abstract:

Photographs of J. Frank Mackey and actress Theresa Rollins (later Mrs. Mackey) in various costumes and roles. Of note are two snapshots of the front of an unidentified Canadian cinema which advertises "Uncle Tom's Cabin in talking pictures" and "Mackey's original Humanova Talking Pictures", circa 1910. Mackey and Rollins apparently acted in or managed talking picture play live performances in conjunction with silent film showings. Also present are portraits of Mackey in blackface and in other costumes, and numerous portraits of Rollins.

Date:

ca. 1900-ca. 1915 (issued)

Subject:

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Rollins, Theresa -- Portraits
Mackey, J. Frank -- Portraits
Mackey Amusement Enterprises -- Pictorial works
Vaudeville -- United States -- Photographs
Minstrel shows -- Photographs
Motion picture theaters -- Canada -- Photographs
Silent films -- Pictorial works
Actors -- Photographs

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Various photographers, chiefly unknown.
Presumably collected by J. Frank Mackey, in conjunction with his business efforts with Mackey Amusement Enterprises.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Transferred from the J. Frank Mackey papers (BANC MSS 76/190 z)

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 box (15 photographic prints, 1 photomechanical print, 1 copy negative) : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1976.099--PIC

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

Related Item:

J. Frank Mackey papers : Mackey, J. Frank