Photograph collection, 1885-1986.


Photograph collection, 1885-1986.

Photoprints and postcards depicting people and scenes of Spring Valley and Rockland County. Subjects include businesses, streets, churches, sports, school groups, parades and celebrations, winter conditions, Rockland County historical pagents of 1931 and 1932, Hudson River, transportation, and the Finkelstein Memorial Library. Also, a series of approximately 80 photoprints taken by F.E. Crum of productions at the Suffern County Theatre during the 1930s and 1940s starring Jose Ferrer, Montgomery Clift, Vincent Price, Ruth Gordon, Helen Hayes, Margaret Webster, and others.

ca. 3 cubic ft.

Related Entities

There are 9 Entities related to this resource.

Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993 (person)

Helen Hayes Brown was born in Washington, D.C. on October 10, 1900. Her parents were Frank and Catherine “Essie” Brown. With her mother’s encouragement, Hayes made her stage debut at the age of five and began performing both in amateur productions as well as the stock company, The Columbia Players. While performing in a recital for Miss Minnie Hawke’s School of Dance, Hayes was spotted by Lew Fields. Fields, half of the Weber and Fields comedy team, as well as a producer, recognized Hayes’s tale...

Finkelstein Memorial Library (Spring Valley, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Collecting area: History of Spring Valley and Rockland County, N.Y. From the description of Repository description. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155541504 ...

Webster, Margaret, 1905-1972 (person)

Margaret Webster was born in New York City, the daughter of two famous actors, Ben Webster and Dame May Whitty. She was their second child, her older brother died in infancy. Her birth was announced on stage at the theatre her father was performing in during a Shakespeare play. The family travelled extensively during her formative years as her parents moved between the USA and UK with various touring theatre companies. At 13 she became a boarder at Queen Anne's School, Caversham, an independent ...

Gordon, Ruth, 1896-1985 (person)

Actress and playwright. From the description of Ruth Gordon papers, 1924-1969 (bulk 1940-1969). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130956 Biographical Note Ruth Gordon 1896, Oct. 30 Born, Wollaston, Mass. 1915 Appeared as Nibs in Peter Pan (play) ...

Crum, F. E. (person)

Suffern County Theatre (Suffern, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Price, Vincent, 1911-1993 (person)

Price, Vincent, 1911-1993, Actor, art collector, patron of Los Angeles, Calif.; d. October 25, 1993. From the description of Oral history interview with Vincent Price, 1992 Aug. 6-14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646400285 Actor, art collector, patron; Los Angeles, Calif.; d. October 25, 1993. From the description of Oral history interview with Vincent Price, 1992 August 6-14 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77866325 Vincent Price was ...

Ferrer, José, 1912- (person)

Clift, Montgomery (person)

Montgomery Clift was born in Omaha, Nebraska on October 17, 1920, hours after his twin sister Roberta (Ethel). He lived with his father William Brooks Clift, his mother Ethel "Sunny" Fogg Clift, and his older brother William Brooks, Jr. In the mid 1920s his family moved to Chicago and later, in the early 1930s the family settled in New York City. At the age of twelve, Montgomery Clift made his first stage appearance in an amateur production of As Husbands Go in Sarasota,...