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

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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.

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Welles, Orson, 1915-1985

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Actor, writer, director, and producer for stage, radio, and film. From the description of Papers, 1930-1959. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 31734907 George Orson Welles, named for his parents' friend George Ade, was born on May 6, 1915, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. A child prodigy aided and encouraged by guardian Maurice Bernstein and teacher Roger Hill, Welles had considerable writing and acting experience before the age of twenty. Through the years this multi-talented...

Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971

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Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was an American lawyer, prosecutor, and politician. Raised in Owosso, Michigan, Dewey was a member of the Republican Party. He served as the 47th governor of New York from 1943 to 1954. In 1944, he was the Republican Party's nominee for president, but lost the election to incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt in the closest of Roosevelt's four presidential elections. He was again the Republican presidential nominee in 1948, but lost to President Ha...

Lamarr, Hedy, 1913-2000

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Hedy Lamarr (b. Nov. 9, 1914, Vienna, Austria-Hungary-d. Jan. 19, 2000, Casselberry, FL) was a successful screen actress. She is known for her work with MGM in successful movies such as Boom Town (1940), Come Live with Me (1941), Ziegfeld Girl (1941), Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945). Her best known role was in Cecil B. Demille's Samson and Delilah (1950). Lamarr was also a successful inventor; during World War II she and composer George Antheil developed a radio guidance system for torpedoes...

Johnson, Van, 1916-2008

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March, Fredric, 1897-1975.

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Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945

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American novelist. From the description of Letter, 1940 Apr. 25, Richmond, Va., to John W. Garley, Bayonne, N.J. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808544 From the description of Letters to James J. Murray [manuscript], 1939-1943. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812081 American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Richmond, Va., to Dr. Kenneth Wood, 1942 December 14. (University of Virginia). W...

Horton, Edward Everett

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Horton (1886-1970) was an actor whose career spanned more than 60 years. He acted on the stage beginning around 1910, in silent and talking movies mainly as a comedy character actor, and later in radio and television. From the description of Papers, 1900-1970. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 30136645 ...

Dietrich, Marlene, 1901-1992

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Marlene Dietrich (b. December 27, 1901, Berlin, Germany–d. May 6, 1992, Paris, France) was a German actress and singer. Throughout her long career, spanning from the 1910s to the 1980s, she maintained popularity by continually reinventing herself. In 1920s Berlin, Dietrich acted on the stage and in silent films. Dietrich starred in Hollywood films such as Morocco (1930), Shanghai Express (1932), and Desire (1936). Throughout World War II, she was a high-profile entertainer in the United St...

Battle, John Stewart, 1890-1972

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Virginia governor. From the description of Letter : Richmond, Va., to McDaniel Lewis, 1952 December 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793530 ...

Graham, Billy

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Lynn, Jeffrey, 1909-1995

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Wilkerson, Albert Carey, d. 1996.

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Richmond, Va., photographer and autograph collector. From the description of Albert C. Wilkerson photograph archive [graphic], ca.1938-1958. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 698378093 ...

Norton, Jack, 1889-1958

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Hill, A. P. (A. Powell)

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Confederate general. From the description of Civil War letter, 1863 June 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973315 Confederate army general. From the description of Letter, 1856-1862. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38196552 ...

Kirsten, Dorothy, 1910-1992

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Lyric soprano; b. date varies. From the description of Dorothy Kirsten collection, 1938-1951. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958584 ...

Beauchamp, Athony, d.1957

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Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971

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Harold Lloyd was a prominent comedian and movie actor during the first half of the twentieth century. He was born in Burchard, Nebraska on April 20, 1893 and started his acting career in 1913 as an extra in one-reel movies. In 1914, Lloyd went to work for producer Hal Roach and starred in over 100 one-reel films as "Willie Work" and "Lonesome Luke". In 1917, Lloyd invented his trademark "Glasses" character, the bumbling young man wearing horn-rimmed glasses. Playing this character, he made numer...

Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977

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American singer. From the description of Bing Crosby letter to Harry Ruby, 1964 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080707 From the description of Bing Crosby autograph letter to Joe Roddy, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080729 From the description of Bing Crosby letter to Look magazine, 1944 July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080749 Although Bing Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane, he was more interested in playi...

Churchill, Sarah, 1914-1982

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Stevens, Risë (1913-2013).

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American mezzo-soprano. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, July 12, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861600 American mezzo soprano. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 2 January 1962, to Mr. [Joseph] Chouinard, 1962 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270962262 Risë Stevens, 1913-2013 Risë Stevens was born in New York...

Loder, John, 1898-1988

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O'Brien, Pat, 1899-1983

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Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969

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Barrymore, Diana, 1921-1960

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