Harold P. Abrams Collection, 1929-1965 and undated. 1929.


Harold P. Abrams Collection, 1929-1965 and undated. 1929.

The material in this collection primarily consists of photographs of club entertainers. Most of these photographs are "head shots" and publicity photographs. Some are autographed. Also included in the collection are a few business papers, such as a contract, telegram, and biographical notes for a few performers. There is also a copy of a program from Atlantic City Follies of 1946. Photographs were identified by Abrams and often dated with the years of performances at the various clubs.

150 photographs (0.5 cubic feet)


SNAC Resource ID: 8335707

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