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Minskoff Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Minskoff Theatre. Productions include: Fiddler on the Roof, Block and Blue, The Scarlet Pimpernel.

Minute 16

Item consists of a 16mm subminiature camera designed to resmble a cine camera. It has a f6.3 meniscus lens and guillotine shutter with a speed of 1/60 seconds. The camera has an aperture scale from f6.3 to 16, a manually reset frame-counter, and a two-piece sports finder. There is also a tripod socket that doubles as flash synch-contact.

Miscellaneous American theatre programs

Series consists of 1 file of 7 theatre programs published in the United States of America by the following theatres and theatre companies: 1 Artpark (1994), 1 Buffalo Centre for the Performing Arts (1979), 1 Ford's Theatre Society (1982), 2 Hangar Theatre (1987, 1991), 1 Shubert Theatre (1991), and 1 Weber Theatre Wheaton College (2003).

Miscellaneous New York City theatre programs

File consists of 11 theatre programs published by the following theatres in New York City: 2 The American Film Theatre (1974), 1 ANTA Washington Square Theatre (1964), 1 Artpark (1981), 1 Carnegie Hall (1965), 1 Irish Repertory Theatre (2005), 1 Provincetown Playhouse (1960), 2 Radio City Music Hall (1984, 1995), 1 68th Street Playhouse (1970), 1 Sullivan Street Playhouse (1960), and 2 Miscellaneous.

Miscellaneous New York theatres

File contains Playbill and Showcase programs for various New York City theatres, including: 46th Street Theatre, 68th Street Playhouse, Actor's Playhouse, Alvin Theatre, Belasco Theatre, Biltmore Theatre, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Cort Theatre, Douglas Fairbanks Theatre, Hudson Theatre, Forrest Theatre, Lamb's Theatre, Lincoln Centre, Lyceum Theatre, Mark Helinger Theatre, Morosco Theatre, The Music Box, Nederlander Theatre, New Apollo, Palsson's Supper Club, Royale Theatre, Stardust, Virginia Theatre, and Walter Kerr Theatre.

Mormon Tabernacle Salt Lake City

glossy albumen prints with no border. Mounted on grey cabinet card. Depicts mormon tabernacle and surrounding park. Three people in the foreground. Verso caption: "Bureau of information and church literature. Souvenir views, albums, photos, etc. always on hand... Full line of church works. for information on Utah, its people, or the docturines of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, address Bureau of Information and Church Literature Office, 214 Templeton Bldg. Salt Lake City."

Mount Vernon souvenir

Blue and green cardboard mailer has a die-cut opening revealing souvenir photographs of Mount Vernon, Va. The mailer is addressed to Miss Lenore Parkinson, c/o Auditor of Disbursements Office, Bell Telephone Co., Elgin Bldg., Toronto, Ont., Canada, Room 902. The mailer is U.S. stamped, and cancelled.

The Grogan Photo Service

Mrs. Kingdom and daughter Mary K

Item is a beige cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "REES" and "223 FEDERAL ST.,/ YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO." Photograph shows a seated woman with wide, popularly termed "leg o' mutton" sleeves, and a young girl standing beside her in a lightly-patterned dress with wide frilled collar. On verso, in blue ink, "Mrs. Kingdom(?) &/ daughter Mary K".

Rees

National Graflex Series II

Item is a black single lens reflex camera for 2.25" x 2.5" exposures on 120 rollfilm. Camera uses a B&L Tessar f3.5/75 mm lens and a focal-plane shutter. The series II has cable release, mirror set lever at operator's left of hood and a sliding ruby window cover.

Newspapers

The file consists of newspaper publications having no apparent relation to Ryerson University, but having been in the Archives for many years.

Nimslo 3D

Item is a four-lens, three-dimensional camera developed by Jerry Curtis Nims and Allen Kwok Wah Lo and manufactured in the UK. The camera has a plastic body and 4 identical lenses, coupled with a shutter that exposes the four square images in synch. When exposed, 35mm film was sent to the Nimslo Co. in England and a few other specialty labs. The customer received developed, autostereo (lenticular) colour prints, which allow a true stereo image without the use of glasses. This process was also developed by Nims and Lo.

No. 1 Autographic Kodak Junior

Item is a folding camera with black bellows and brown leatherette covering and strap; for 2.25" x 3.25" exposures on No.A - 120 film. The camera was made by the Canadian Kodak Co. but the ball bearing lens was patented by the Eastman Kodak Co. in 1910 and 1913.

No. 1 Folding Pocket Kodak

Item is a metal folding camera with black bellows for 2.25" x 3.25" exposures. Camera uses a Pocket Automatic shutter and has win sprung struts for the lensboard.

No. 1A Kodak Junior

Item is a No. 1A Kodak Junior camera, made for use with type 116 film. It was later updated to the No. 1A Autographic Kodak Jr., that allowed the use of type 116 Autographic film. The No. 1A Junior is a medium sized camerawith black leather casing and bellows, metal clasps and slide.

Eastman Kodak Company

No. 1A Pocket Kodak

Item is a No. 1A Pocket Kodak. It is a medium sized camera with black leather casing, metal clasps, and Kodex No. 1 shutter (manufactured by Eastman Kodak Company, the rest of the camera body was produced by the Canadian branch), that made 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch exposures on 116 film. The A indicates that the camera is an Autographic version that allowed the photographer to add written information to the film.

Eastman Kodak Company

No. 1A Pocket Kodak Junior

Item is a brown folding camera with black bellows; for 2.5" x 4.25" exposures on 116 film. The shutter was made by the Eastman Kodak Co. in the United States.

No. 1A Pocket Kodak, Model B

Item is a No. 1A Pocket Kodak Model B Camera. It is a medium sized camera with black leather casing and red leather bellows, metal clasps that made 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch exposures on 116 film. The A indicates that the camera is an Autographic version that allowed the photographer to add written information to the film.

Eastman Kodak Company

No. 2 Brownie Camera, Model E

Item is a box camera capable of making 2 1/4 x 3 1/4" exposures on 120 rollfilm. It features a metal film carrier and cardboard body covered in black leatherette. Features two brilliant view-finders and 10cm meniscus lens. Heritage Collection: Small brownie camera in black leather casing.

Eastman Kodak Company

No. 2 Bulls-Eye Kodak

Item consists of an 1899 model of the No. 2 Bulls-Eye Kodak, which was manufactured from 1896-1913. It has a wooden interior, a spring controlled rotary disc shutter, and rotating disc stops controlled by pulling a lever on the top of the camera.

No. 2 Folding Brownie

Item is a horizontal folding camera with maroon bellow and a wooden lens standard. Photos were taken on 120 film for 2.25" x 3.25" exposure.

No. 2A folding autographic brownie

Item is a folding autographic camera that allowed one to write on the negative using a metal stylus. Photos were taken on 120 roll film. In 1917 the ends were changed from a squared to rounded version, and the No. 2A was produced with the rounded ends until 1926.

No. 3 Brownie

Item is a No. 3 Brownie box camera. Originally sold for $4.00, the camera was made for use with 124 size film that made a picture size of 3 1/4 x 4 1/4". It is a large sized brownie camera with black leather casing.

Eastman Kodak Company

No. 3 Brownie camera, model B

Item is a wooden box camera with leatherette covering for large 8.25 x 10.8 cm (3.25 x 4.25") exposures on 124 film. The design is simple, with a fixed focus and shutter speed. The roll film was advanced past the lens manually with a small crank. The original sales price was $4.00.

No. 3 Folding Pocket Kodak, Model H

Item is a 3A Folding Pocket Kodak, model H, one of Eastman Kodak's first postcard format cameras. Made for use with rolls of 122 film it created 3 1/4 by 5 1/2 inch postcard format images. It has an automatic shutter equipped with a pneumatic release (no longer attached). It could also be adapted to take photographs on glass plates. It is a medium sized folding camera with black leather casing and red leather bellows, metal clasps and metal/wooden slide.Heritage Collection: Medium sized camera, black leather casing and red leather bellows, metal clasps and slide.

Eastman Kodak Company

No. 3 Folding Pocket Kodak, Model H

Item is a 3A Folding Pocket Kodak, model H, one of Eastman Kodak's first postcard format cameras. Made for use with rolls of 122 film it created 3 1/4 by 5 1/2 inch postcard format images. It has an automatic shutter equipped with a pneumatic release (no longer attached). It could also be adapted to take photographs on glass plates. It is a medium sized folding camera with black leather casing and red leather bellows, metal clasps and metal/wooden slide.Heritage Collection: Medium sized camera, black leather casing and red leather bellows, metal clasps and slide.

Eastman Kodak Company

No. 3A Autographic Kodak camera, Model C

Item is a folding camera with black leatherette case and leather bellows. Features a cord with metal push button shutter-release. Fitted with a Kodak Antistigmat lens f7.7 (170mm), No. 11592. Took Autographic film No. A-122. Serial no. 652261.

No. 3A Autographic Kodak special

Item consists of a No. 3A Autographic Kodak special folding camera that makes pictures sized 3.25 x 5.5" on 122 film. Comes with CRF rangefinder. This is one of the very first cameras manufactured with a coupled rangefinder. The Autographic feature allowed notes to be made on the film by scratching them into the film paper with a special stylus. A window opened in the back of the camera to expose the backing paper.

No. 3A Folding Autographic Brownie

Item is a folding camera for 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. exposures. The Autogrpahic feature allowed notes to be made on the film by scratching them into the film paper with a special stylus. A window opened in the back of the camera to expose the backing paper. Lens is a Bausch + Lomb rectilinear lens with ball bearing shutter 1/25 - 1/100 sec. The camera was manufactured from 1913-1926.

No. 3A Folding Pocket Kodak, Model B-2

Item is a 3A Folding Pocket Kodak, Model B-2?, one of Eastman Kodak's first postcard format camera. Made for use with rolls of 122 film it created 3 1/4 by 5 1/2 inch postcard format images. It had an automatic shutter that was equipped with a pneumatic release (no longer attached). It could also be adapted to take photographs on glass plates. It is a large sized folding camera with black leather casing and black leather bellows, metal clasps and metal/wooden slide.

Eastman Kodak Company

No. 3A Folding Pocket Kodak, Model B-3

Item is a 3A Folding Pocket Kodak, model B-3?, one of Eastman Kodak's first postcard format camera. Made for use with rolls of 122 film it created 3 1/4 by 5 1/2 inch postcard format images. It had an automatic shutter that was equipped with a pneumatic release (no longer attached). It could also be adapted to take photographs on glass plates. It is a large sized folding camera with black leather casing and black leather bellows, metal clasps and metal/wooden slide.

Eastman Kodak Company

No. 3B Quick Focus Kodak

Item is a box camera for 3.25 x 5.50 inch exposures on 125 mm film. It has a meniscus achromatic lens, a rotary shutter with three stops, two tripod sockets, and two brilliant finders. There is a focus lever on the side of the camera to set proper focal distance. After the focus is set, there is a button to press and the camera will open to proper distance focused and ready.

Oelrichs, Dak.

Item is an albumen print mounted on thick card printed with decorative border. Image depicts main street of a frontier town. Signage on buildings reads: "Phillips and Snively, dealers in hardware, groceries, and dry goods"; "land office"; "drug store." Recto caption, bottom of image: "Oelrichs, Dak." Recto caption, bottom of mat board: "Trager & Kuhn, Wigwam Photographers." Verso, in pencil: "$25."

Old Palace, Florence

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Green sticker on glass handwritten in black ink "Old Palace Florence" in print above "J. Levy & Cie Succrs de Ferrier Pere Fils & Soulier." On another sticker in print "T.H. McAllister, Manuf'g Optician, 49 Nassau Street, N." Image of the Old Palace in Florence, with clocktower.

Packard-Ideal shutter

Item is a mechanical shutter with pneumatic operation, includes bulb and tubing. The Packard-Ideal shutter is used behind the lens in large-format view cameras.

Packard Shutter Company

Pages from album

Grey pages with photographs and cards adhered. Two holes in the left side of each page indicate where album was probably bound with string. Covers missing. First page has image of Old Orchard, Michigan. Most photographs feature two women and two children, seaside.

Palace Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Palace Theatre. Productions include: the Will Rogers Follies, La Cage aux Folles, and Ceasar and Cleopatra.

Panoram Kodak No.4

Item is a rollfilm panoramic cameras in which the lens pivots and projects the image to the curved focal plane. The camera uses No. 103 rollfilm to take 3.50 x 12 inch exposures. It has a rapid rectilinear lens and a 142 degree angle. This model is the original model for the Panoram Kodak series and has no door to cover the swinging lens.

Parks in the sea - California's underwater state parks

This documentary explores the diverse types of aquatic life that live in California’s underwater state parks. The focus of this film is on ecology and aquatic diversity but also mentioned are the relationship between land and sea along California’s coastline, and the types of diving possible in individual parks.

Al Giddings; Images Unlimited Inc.

Patriotic Entertainments and National Identity in Toronto in the Boer War and World War I

File contains three copies of the paper "Patriotic Entertainments and National Identity in Toronto in the Boer War and World War I" presented at the International Symposium on Popular Entertainment as a reflection of national identity. The Conference was held in New York City October 8-12, 1987. The conference was presented by the American Society for Theatre Research, the Society of Dance History Scholars, and the Theatre Library Association in co-operation with the International Federation for Theatre Research. Also in the file is correspondence, registration information, acceptance letter, publication information, a schedule of events, participant list, and conference proceeedings.

People and places album

Decorated cover detached from binding. Beige pages. Notations in black ink. Some loose photographs. Many pages blank. One of blank pages has "Stouffville" written, but no photos.

Sites include: Ontario Hotel, Cucamonga Vineyard, Arrowhead Hot Springs Hotel, orange and apricot orchards, Old Mission Church in San Gabriel LA, Riverdale Park in Toronto.

Locations include: Ontario, San Bernardine, Santa Monica beach, San Antonio Canyon, Riverside, San Diego,

Themes include: sceni landscapes, rural farm work, early railroads, agriculture.

Dates include: Decoration Day, 18[8/9]5, 1905, March and April 1921.

Pho-Tak Reflex I

Item is a simple box camera designed to mimic the look of a twin lens camera. The topmost "lens" is in fact a brilliant viewfinder, the lens is a "colour corrected" Bohmar Precision lens (74mm) allows no focusing.

Photo cards, portraits

The card-mounted photographs are all studio portraits of unidentified individuals. The first of two cabinet cards is embossed with "Quartley", and the second is embossed with "Morton." Two Cartes de visites are printed on verso with "J.F. Rowe. A fifth card is identified as a "Gem" photo card, printed on verso with "R.W. Knorr" and an advertisement for the tiny Gem format.

Quartley, Baltimore, M.D.

Photo postcard from Detroit

Item is a card mailed from the United States with a return address to A.T. Orr in London ON, mailed to A.S. Orr in Quebec. Cover of card shows reproduction of man dressed as sailor looking at building that reads, 'USO Service to Service Men'. Inside card on left side is photograph of young man smiling. On right hand side is text in black ink reads, 'Message, Courtesy of Metropolitan Detroit USO Photo by Crawford Robbins Photograph Committee 401 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit 26'. Inscription in pencil reads, 'Dear Mom, Well here I am - in all my glory??? Down in Detroit for the weekend write from 'Prevost' Love, (illegible signature)'.

Picturol Projector

Item consists of a Picturol Projector, model E.A.Q-2 no. 1045, made by the Socety for Visual Education for The Magnavox Company in Fort Wayne Indiana. The Magnavox Company is Currently owned by Philips. The projector has a wooden base with a brown faux alligator covering, with cord to plug into an electrical outlet and metal mechanisms.

Image Arts

Plenax PB-20

Item is a typical folding 620 roll film camera - uses an inset mask to shoot 6 X 9 cm or 6 X 4.5 images. Shutter has no ID marking.
Tripar Lens.

Plymouth Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Plymouth Theatre. Productions include: Jekyll & Hyde, The Real Thing, Irma La Douce, and Gideon.

Pocket Instamatic 50

Item is a long and flat camera with black plastic, and metal casing with magicube flash attached. It is a pocket model of the first Instamatic released, the Instamatic 50. It features automatic exposure control, focusing lens, tripod bush, and allows for cable release. Two LEDs in the viewfinder indicate low light and used bulb. Made for use with 110 cartridge film, it has a 26mm f/2.7 lens and 10-1/250 shutter speeds. Made an impressively sharp image.

Eastman Kodak Company

Pocket Instamatic 60 camera outfit

Item is a small silver and black compact camera with flash cubes (magi-cubes). Includes a tripod mount and cable release. Automatic shutter and coupled rangefinder. Uses 110 cartridge film. In orginal box, with flash cube, leather case and black wrist strap.

Eastman Kodak Company

Polaroid 95 Land Camera

Item is the first Polaroid camera model. Camera body is heavy cast aluminum with a folding bed and brown leatherette covering. Includes folding optical finder with a flexible sighting post on the shutter housing (early models had flexible spring sighting posts and later ones, a rigid post). Lens is a F 11/135mm,

Includes 9 pieces of original printed material, leather case, light meter ( G.E. Model ), No. 201 Powerful Capacitor Flash Gun ( 22 v battery separate ) and the No 540 Polaroid Close-Up Lens Kit in its original cardboard box.

Polaroid Automatic 230

Item is a folding, rangefinder, snapshot camera for instant photographs with Polaroid 200 series pack film. Body is grey plastic and does not have a tripod socket, includes a 3-element f8.8 lens. Manuals, accessory flash, timer and carrying case included.

Polaroid Corporation

Polaroid Highlander, model 80A

Item is a Polaroid Highlander Land Camera, model 80A. It is a folding instant camera with a 100mm f8.8 3-element glass lens a 2-speed rotary leaf shutter design with speeds of 1/23s and 1/100s, a Polaroid hot shoe flash, rigid viewfinder, painted steel body, chrome plated trim, exposure set by Polaroid Light Value scale, and a rotating lens front-element for distance focus. It is in a leather case also containing the manual.

Polaroid Corporation

Polaroid Land Camera Model 150 outfit case

Item is a Polaroid Land Camera Model 150 with hard leather case, Polaroid flash model 281, 3 developing vials, leather strap, manual, and 7 loose papers. It used 40 series Polaroid Picture Roll Land film.

Polaroid Corporation

Polaroid Land Camera, model 95a

Item is a variant of the Polaroid Land Camera model 95, and features a 3 element, 135mm f/11 lens, a 4 speed rotary-leaf shutter system with speeds 1/8 to 1/60 seconds. Used black & white 40 series 100 ISO instant roll film with a sepia tone.

Polaroid Corporation

Polaroid Land Model 104 outfit case

Item is a Polaroid Land Camera Automatic 104 outfit case. It is in a black hard leather case lined with red curduroy also containing the Polaroid flash model 268, 2 packs of Polaroid print mounts and 3 Polaroid envelopes for ordering prints, enlargements, and accessories. The camera is a folding bellows instand camera with automatic exposure that used 100-series Packfilm. It has a 2 element plastic lens and a non-folding zone focusing system. It retailed for $60 when it was first released.

Polaroid Corporation

Polaroid Land camera, Model 95 B (Speedliner)

Brown leatherette folding camera, single-speed shutter Double Anastigmatic f11/135 mm., revolving diaphram for 8 stops. Produced 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. exposures in approximately 1 minute using Polaroid 40 roll film. Originally retailed for $95 US.

Polaroid Land camera, Pathfinder 110A

Item is a folding camera for instant photographs using Polaroid Picture Roll Land Film. Camera has a fully automatic transistorized electronic shutter. This model differs from the 101 model in that the body is plastic and it lacks the tripod socket.

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