Albert C. Wilkerson photograph archive [graphic], ca.1938-1958.


Albert C. Wilkerson photograph archive [graphic], ca.1938-1958.

Visits to Richmond, Va., by notables, chiefly entertainers, are the chief topics. Celebrities photographed include Diana Barrymore, Governor John S. Battle, Anthony Beauchamp, Sarah Churchill, Bing Crosby, Governor Thomas Dewey, Marlene Dietrich, the Rev. Billy Graham, Ed Everett Horton, Van Johnson, Boris Karloff, Dorothy Kirsten, Hedy Lamarr, Gov William Preston Lane, Harold Lloyd, John Loder, Jeffrey Lynn, Frederic March, Jack Norton, Pat O'Brien, Risë Stevens, and Orson Welles. There are also photographs of the Ellen Glasgow house and the A.P. Hill statue, Civil War [re-enactment?] circa 1958, and the Virginia monument at Gettysburg.

63 photographs.


SNAC Resource ID: 8000515

University of Virginia. Library

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