Felix Mendelsohn scrapbook, 1927-1962, bulk 1927-1935.

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Felix Mendelsohn scrapbook, 1927-1962, bulk 1927-1935.

The Felix Mendelsohn scrapbook holds a number of interviews with prominent actors and actresses of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. More photographs are tucked into the back of the book, mostly actors who were not interviewed by Mendelsohn and prominent personalities outside the field of theater; many of these photographs are autographed and inscribed to Mendelsohn. Subjects include Pauline Frederick, H. L. Mencken, Frank Harris, Fritz Feld, Whitford Kane, William Faversham, Fortune Gallo, James O'Donnell Bennett, Oscar Tschirky ("Oscar of the Waldorf"), and Burl Ives.

1 vol.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6744472

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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