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Henry "Terry" Duffy and Dale Winter papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6234

The Henry "Terry" Duffy and Dale Winter papers consist of clippings, publications, playbills, and photographs documenting the careers of theatrical producer Henry Duffy and his wife Dale Winter. Duffy and Winter, who were married, worked together for a number of years, and opened a theater together. The collection also includes information about performances by Charlotte Greenwood, Edward Everett Horton, and Billie Burke, as well as documenting the careers of Duffy and Winter.

Dates: 1917-2018

Los Angeles theater playbills collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6090
Abstract A collection of 18 Los Angeles theatrical playbills dating from 1917 to 1920. 13 of the playbills from from the Trinity Auditorium, and the remainder come from the Philharmonic Auditorium, the Orpheum, the Gamut Club at the Temple Auditorium, and the Mason Opera House. The Trinity Auditorium, at Ninth Street and Grand Avenue, was a 2300 seat auditorium housed in a grand beaux-arts style building that opened in 1914 and originally served as a Methodist church complex, with offices and...
Dates: 1917-1920

Robert B. Richardson collection on Southern California Theater

Identifier: 0242

This collection consists of the research files on Los Angeles and Southern California theaters compiled by Robert Richardson. The focus of the files, which contain clippings, statistics, and ephemera, is the physical venues themselves (the theaters).

Dates: 1896 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990

Wally G. Shidler collection of Southern California ephemera

Identifier: 7089

The Wally G. Shidler collection of Southern California ephemera consists of pamphlets, maps, postcards, theater programs, city directories, electric railway time tables, and transit passes from the Los Angeles City, County, and adjacent areas collected by former motion picture engineer, Wally G. Shidler. Pacific Electric and Los Angeles Railway materials as well as theater programs from most of the major theaters in the Los Angeles area comprise a significant portion of the collection.

Dates: 1900 - 2005

Theater playbills

Identifier: 0104

This collection primarily consists of twentieth century theater programs from New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and London. However, it also includes nineteenth century prompt books, souvenir programs, and theater programs from the Midwest (especially Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota).

Dates: 1866-1999; Majority of material found within

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Burke, Billie, 1885-1970 1
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El Capitan Theatre (Organization : Hollywood, Calif.) 1
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