Photograph collection, 1900-1980.

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Shubert Organization (New York, N.Y.),. Photograph collection, 1900-1980.

Photograph collection, 1900-1980.

Photographs, negatives, slides, and transparencies of theatre properties, interior and exterior views of all Shubert houses in New York City, 1978-1980; photographs of drops and scenery from the Boston Opera House, 1940; drops, scenery, production materials, views of theater and non-theater properties in Boston, 1940s-1950s; Shubert-owned theater properties, primarily New York City and Boston, 1940s-1950s; photographs of shows and performers, 1900-ca. 1950; color and black and white negatives of various Shubert productions, 1933, 1950s; slides, negatives, and prints of costumes, including period and operetta costumes, street clothing, and chorus girl outfits, 1940-1959; glass slides of Ziegfeld Follies of 1939 produced by John Shubert for the San Francisco International Exhibition; color slides of costume sketches, 1978; black and white photographs of Byron plays produced by David Belasco, n.d.; photographs of Shubert productions at Randall's Island and Jones Beach, 1950s; performers and theater personalities; Shubert commercial properties, 1935-1945; Shubert and non-Shubert theater properties, 1900-1929; Shubert-owned properties, 1910-1919; Shubert family; publicity photographs of Sam S. Shubert, Lee Shubert, J.J. Shubert, Milton Shubert, and Lawrence Shubert Lawrence and snapshots of family, friends, and theater personalities, 1900-1960s; transparencies of female models, 1950s; and production company materials.

ca. 50 linear ft., ca. 1,500 slides.

Related Entities

There are 13 Entities related to this resource.

Boston Opera House

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The Boston Opera House (BOH) was the local citadel for lyrical drama for nearly 50 years. It cost Eben D. Jordan $700,000 to build in 1909. Most contemporary singers of note, including Enrico Caruso and Kirsten Flagstad, sang on the Opera House stage. In September 1957, the Boston City Building Department declared the BOH unsafe, and it was sold three weeks later by the Opera Holding Company to the S. and A. Allen Construction Company for $135,000. The Charlestown-based construction company then...

Select Theatres Corporation

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Shubert, Milton I., 1901-1967.

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Theatrical producer-manager. Milton I. Shubert served briefly as general manager of the Shubert theatrical properties. Born Milton Isaacson, he was a nephew of the Shubert brothers. From the description of Papers, 1925-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502251 ...

Lawrence, Lawrence Shubert, 1894-1965.

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Lawrence, Sr. (born Lawrence Isaacs) was a nephew of the Shubert brothers and general manager for the Shubert theater interests in Philadelphia. From the description of Papers, 1915-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155499103 ...

Shubert Organization (New York, N.Y.),

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Belasco, David, 1853-1931

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American theatrical producer and playwright. From the description of Letter : to Luther Price, 1906 Apr. 2. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122494221 American theatrical producer, impresario, director and playwright. From the description of David Belasco letter, 1905 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 709924141 From the description of David Belasco letter, 1929 Oct. 30. (Unknown). W...

Shubert, Lee, 1873?-1953

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American theatrical producer and manager. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 15 March 1946, to Miss Katherine [sic] Cornell, 1946 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874529 Prominent theatrical manager and producer. Lee Shubert and brothers Jacob J. and Sam S. Shubert established Shubert theatrical properties. From the description of Papers, 1903-1954, 1930-1945 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

Shubert, John, approximately 1909-1962

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Theatrical administrator. John Shubert was the son of Jacob J. Shubert and served as general manager of the Shubert theaters. From the description of Papers, 1911-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502053 ...

Shubert, Sam S., 1875-1905

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Correspondence, telegrams, contracts, and ephemera from the formative years of the Shubert company. Includes Sam Shubert's instructions for competing with the Klaw and Erlanger syndicate in regular reports and discussions of business activities. Much of the correspondence is from Sam to brothers Lee and Jacob J. Shubert while Sam was in London, 1903-1905. Also, includes personal letters from friends. From the description of Papers, 1902-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502365 ...

Shubert, Jacob J., 1878?-1963

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American theatrical producer and manager. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 23 April 1912, to Mr. E.F. Stearns, 1912 Apr. 23. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 81013683 Prominent theatrical manager and producer. Jacob J. Shubert and brothers Sam S. and Lee Shubert founded the Shubert theater empire. From the description of Papers, 1900-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155501950 ...

Shubert family.

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Ziegfeld Follies (New York, N.Y.)

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San Francisco International Exhibition (San Francisco, Calif.)

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