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Special Vocational Schools (New York and elsewhere)

File contains a newspaper article about the High School of Performing Arts in New York, New York, and a copy of the Educational Studies and Documents No. 36 "Technical and Vocational Education in the U. S. A" - a bibliographical survey prepared by the United States Office of Education.

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.

Stereograph Album

1 photo album, with a burgundy and gold cover. Images focus on telling short stories, specific locations and people. Comes with a couple brochures for a stereoscopic exhibit by James Ricalton that focuses on the world.

Stereographs, Niagara Region (US and Canada)

File consists of stereographs depicting scenes, famous locations, and structures from the Niagara Region (both American and Canadian sides), such as the falls, bridges, and gardens.

8 Stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.
12 Stereoscopic photographs by Griffith & Griffith
12 Stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood
9 Stereoscopic photographs by Kilburn Brothers, 14 in association with James M. Davis
34 Stereoscopic photographs by C. Bierstadt
85 Stereoscopic photographs by Geo. Barker
5 Stereoscopic photographs by J. H. Ford
3 Stereoscopic photographs by H. C. White Co.
19 Stereoscopic photographs by Geo. E. Curtis
3 Stereoscopic photographs by Whiting View Co.
8 Stereoscopic photographs by International Stereoscopic View Co.
4 Stereoscopic photographs by F. A. Williams
5 Stereoscopic photographs by Samuel Mason
11 Stereoscopic photographs by S. Davis
4 Stereoscopic photographs by Robinson
3 Stereoscopic photographs by Universal View Co.
3 Stereoscopic photographs by London Stereoscopic Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Greater New York Stereo Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by O. W. Kimball & Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. M. Fernald
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Chandler & Estes
1 Stereoscopic photograph by A. R. Miller
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Frank Rowell
1 Stereoscopic photograph by H. A. Porter
1 Stereoscopic photograph by John P. Soule
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Notman
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Canadian Stereoscopic View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Pett's
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Bool's
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Dominion Photograph Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Union View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Northwestern View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Alfred S. Campbell
1 Stereoscopic photograph by T. W. Ingersoll
1 Stereoscopic photograph by G. W. Woodward
1 Stereoscopic photograph by G. H. Nickerson
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W. H. Illingworth
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Ackermann Bro's
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Webster & Albee
2 Stereoscopic photographs by J. W. Love
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Purviance Photo
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W. McLeish
2 Stereoscopic photographs by R. R. Whiting
96 Stereoscopic photographs by unidentified publishers

Sawyer's View-Master (model B)

Item is a circular brown plastic view master with binocular shape viewer. Item comes with one reel of 7 diametrical, 16 mm colour transparencies of Niagara Falls, New York. Item opens and closes with lock at the top. Lever is designed to rotate transparencies.

Electric view master stereoscope (model D)

Item is a brown handheld electric view master first manufactured by Swayer's Inc and first introduced at the New York World Fair (1939-1940). Once pressed down the lever on the side of the viewer will rotate the reel one frame at a time once pressed. Unlike previous view masters, this view master comes with a built in back light attached to an electrical cord. Once turned on the back light illuminates transparencies on view. Item is made of plastic and metal. Reel has 7 diametrical, 16 mm colour transparencies of The Atlas of Human Anatomy, Head and Neck.

Kodachrome Stereo Transparencies

Item consists of 80 Kodachrome and Anscochrome stereo colour transparencies, fragments of developed 35mm colour film, 3 35mm slides, and 1 paper index in a blue case with the wordds Busch Verascope on a plate on the front. Images are snapshots of family, sports games, landscapes, The Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canadian Rockies. boating, beaches, Arowhon Pines, Lake Mistassini, New York City, and various fur fasions being modeled.

Image Arts

Kodak stereo transparencies

Item consists of 82 Kodachrome and Anscochrome stereo colour transparencies, fragments of developed 35mm colour film, and a paper index. The paper index indicates that the images are of Fort York, Kaplan Kids - Vancouver, Miami - 1958 - Greenes, Bobby's Birthdays, The House, The Family, Friends + Relatives, Cities - Ottawa Montreal Quebec, Winter - Hockey, Grey Cup - 1956, Golf Partners, Balfour Beach - The Pachters, Bank of Commerce Building, Friends and Relatives - Neufelds - Edmonton - Naplaus Vancouver.

Image Arts

T.F. Pevear's cottage picture album

A letter folded into the album cover, addressed to Mr. Gordon Hamblin at Canadian Kodak, Ltd. describes the content of the album as a weekend at Mr.T. F. Pevear's cottage near Rochester, NY, where Mr. Hamblin visited while attending a meeting at the Eastman Kodak Company.

Kodakery and Studio Light magazines

  • 2011.01
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1924, 1928, 1931

13 Canadian Kodakery magazines dating from 1919-1924 (not a complete run) and 2 Studio Light magazines dating from June 1928 and June 1931.

Kodak Canada Inc.

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 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.

St. James Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the St. James Theatre. Productions include: Hello Dolly!, Two Gentlemen of Verona, My One and Only, and High Society.

Plymouth Theatre programs

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

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.

Minskoff Theatre programs

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

Marquis Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Marquis Theatre. Plays include: La Cage aux Folles, Thoroughly Modern Milly, and Victor Victoria

Majestic Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Majestic Theatre. Plays include: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Fiddler on the Roof.

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.

Eugene O'Neill Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. Plays include: Nine the Musical, Waiting in the Wings, Book of Mormon, Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Al Hirschfeld Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Anita Theatre. Plays include: Night and Day, and A Man For All Seasons. Plays include: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Wonderful Town.

B.C. Place opening ceremonies

Opening ceremonies for the B.C. Place stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, which was the largest air-supported domed stadium until May 2010 when it was deflated to be replaced by a retractable roof.

Developer tubes

Orange cardboard tubes have grey labels printed with black ink: "M - Q DEVELOPER TUBES, Adapted to any make of Dry Plates, Films, Developing and Bromide Papers. PAPER, FILMS AND PLATES -- Dissolve thoroughly in Five ounces of water the contents of red end of tube. Then add and dissolve remainder."

Ansco Company

Fotolarger enlarger

Item is a photographic enlarger consisting of nine parts; a metal base, two shafts, one bellows/negative holder assembly with red filter, lens assembly, lamp with cord, and three cardbooard negative guides. Cast into the vertical assembly are the words: "Fotolarger, Testrite, N.Y." On the negative holder, there is a metal plate printed with the CSA logo, and "Fotolarger, use #211 lamp 75 W 110-115 V, Testrite Instrument Co., Inc., New York, N. Y. -- made in U.S.A."

Testrite Instrument Co., Inc.

Stereocards

Six companies manufactured these stereocard image pairs: one child and tricycle by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.; eight landscapes by B. W. Kilburn; one landscape by Keystone View Company; one hand-coloured greenhouse view by Underwood & Underwood, Publishers; two hand-coloured garden views by Webster & Albee, Publishers; and one hand-coloured half-tone seascape, uncredited.

E. & H. T. Anthony & Co., 591 Broadway, N.Y.

The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1895

Green clothe-bound cover is embossed with “Scovill’s Photographic Series" and gold letterpress "The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1895.” This 438 p. book contains photomechanical reproductions of Alfred Stieglitz' "Outward Bound", p. 27, and "A Young Garibaldi", p. 254. Unpaginated appendices include vendor lists and advertisements.

Scovill & Adams Company

Eastman's Squeegee album

"Photographs" is embossed in black ink on the tan clothe-bound album cover. There are 50 spaces for photographs on the 26 pages, and the 38 extant images are of people at work and play in rural and urban areas. A sticker on the last, empty page reads “Eastman’s Squeegee Album, for 3 ½ x 3 ½ pictures, style A, manufactured by Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY.”

Eastman Kodak Company

D.G. Paige General Store

Item is an albumen print mounted on cabinet card. Depicts man standing in front of store, which is selling lamps, baskets, pots, etc. Sign on building reads "D.G. Paige 971" Verso inscriptions, top left: "David Paige in business in New York," "$9.50," "LMMA," "$38.00."

Jaguar E-Type Roadster (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Side view of a sports car on white studio background. Recto inscription, bottom left, black ink: "2." Verso red ink stamp, top centre: "Please Credit Jaguar Cars Inc. 32 East 57th Street New York 22." Verso inscriptions in green ink- top right: "55/mm-Sept"; centre: cropping marks, 27 1/2 picas"; bottom right: "100 scr. 3inc half." Verso inscriptions in pencil- centre: "23 3/4 R"; bottom right: "$25," "B669."

Chevrolet Toronado (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp, white border. Depicts a car with man and woman standing behind it, outdoors, with a brick wall and trees in the background. Recto caption printed in photograph: "Toronado - A Chevrolet Experiemental Car on Exhibit at General Motors Futurama New York World's Fair." Verso crop lines and inscriptions in pencil. Vero top right: "55/mm-July"; centre: "20 picas"; bottom right: "1186," "36.3," "$15."

Columbia University, New York City, N.Y.

matte gsp with white border. Aerial view of university campus and surrounding area. Signs across river read: "Palisade Amusement Park, Surf, Bathing," "The National Sugar Refining Co., Jack Frost Sugars." Recto caption, bottom left, in white: "(0305-876A-8)(2-27-33-1:00P)(12-2000) COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK CITY, N.Y."

Midtown New York City, N.Y.

matte gsp with white border. Aerial view of NYC. Signage on buildings reads: "Macy's," "Gimbel's," "Baltman and Co.," "Park Central Hotel." Recto caption in white at bottom of image: "(0506-876A-8)(3-16-33-1:30P)(12-2000) MIDTOWN NEW YORK CITY, N.Y."

Portrait of a woman in nature scene

Item is a grey cabinet card with white letterpress at bottom left, "26 W. 23RD St./ Eddowes Bros./ NEW YORK." Photograph is a full length portrait of a woman in a light patterned dress with puff-ball sleeves and a black lace overlay on the bodice of the dress. She wears a floral hat and holds a pair of gloves in her hands. She stands in front of a studio backdrop depicting a forest path.

Eddowes Brothers

Portrait of young boy with stick and hat

Item is a cream cabinet card with scalloped, gold-leafed edges and gold letterpress at bottom, "Goodwin/ EXTRA FINISH/ SYRACUSE, N.Y." Photograph is a full length portrait of a young boy, probably about 5 years old, wearing a lace shirt with dark cuffs and a dark ascot tie, trousers cut off at the knee, and holding a stick in one hand and a hat in another. He sits on the edge of a stone pillar with a background of abstracted leaves for a backdrop. On verso, an etching of a waterfall with the text "Goodwin./ 314 SO SALINA ST/ ART Photography./ INSTANTANEOUS PROCESS". At the top edge, handwritten in ink, "Georgia Wilson".

Portraits of man and woman in circles

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress, partially obscured by the photograph which is pasted on top, sideways. "Van Aken/ ELMIRA, N.Y." with a decoration with letters "V" and "A" intertwined. Photograph shows two individual circular portraits of a man and a woman. Handwritten in ink at the base of the woman's portrait is "1851" and the man's, "1850". Given the style of dress and hair, this is probably the date of the original picture and not a birth or death date. On verso, an elaborate border and design with griffon and foliage, with the text "E.M. Van Aken/ Photographic/ Art/ Studio./ Practical Photographer,/ 120 West Water Street,/ ELMIRA, N.Y./ COPYRIGHTED 1889."

Portrait of three children and doll

Item consists of a cream coloured cabinet card with black letterpress at bottom edge, "Hearn, 1104 State St., Olean, N. Y." Photograph is a full length portrait of 3 children, 2 boys and a girl. The girl on the right holds a doll in her hand with elaborate hat and lace vest. The older boy wears a plain double breasted suit and cropped trousers, and the younger wears a sailor-style fashion. They stand in front of an abstracted studio backdrop. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "16 Washington St.".

J.P. Hearn

pan american expo

print mounted on balck mat board. Depcits a view of a roadway lined with columns and statuary with pedestrians walking between. This is a view of the lincoln parkway entrance to the pan american exposition grounds, built for the exposition of 1901 in Buffalo NY. Verso inscription "Pan American Exposition 1903, The Pan American Exposition 1903, compliments of MR. Luther Cand."

Portrait of a man

Item consists of a brown card with oval photograph surrounded by an embossed oval frame. At bottom right, embossed, "Sl--?/ NIAGARA/ FALLS N.Y." Photograph shows a man wiht high collar, ascot tie and kerchief in his suit jacket.

[Four Christian monks]

Item is a cabinet card portrait featuring four monks, two seated with two standing behind in a photography studio. The card is greyish blue in colour, and the photographer's stamp on the verso reads: "PHOTOGRAPHERS, / ROMASZKIEWICZ / 1017 BROADWAY, / BUFFALO, N.Y.".

Romaszkiewicz

Premo film pack adapter

4x5 film pack adapter for Premo camera. Metal and wood pack adapter. Inscription on side of wood "For Premo cameras." Premo cameras were manufactured by Rochester Optical and Camera company, which was bought out by Eastman Kodak in 1903. Date based on inscription: "Manufactured by Eastman Kodak Co. successor to Rochester Optical Co. Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A. Canada 25-03 British Pat. Apr. 21-03 France Pat. Apr. 18-03 German C.R.P. June 7 - 1905 U.S.A. Pat. May 19-03." (Eastman Kodak changed the name of the Rochester Optical Company to the Rochester Optical Division in 1907). Inscription on outside of metal back, "Premo film pack adapter."

[Portrait of a girl]

Item is a small silver gelatin portrait print. Yellow and brown in colour, image is of a young girl with long brown hair, tied up on the side with a barrette. Background is a studio setting with a pillar or column. Inscription on recto "Florence" handwritten in black ink, across bottom of image. Inscription on verso "Tel. Main .3877 A. E. Otis Photographer Open Sundays & Holidays 457-59 Fulton St., B'klyn" in red ink stamp.

[Portrait of two women]

Item has a cream card-frame embossed opening, with embossed letters "Potter's Patent March 7 1865." Which is how we dated the tintype. Photograph is a studio portrait of two women, both standing, side by side. Both women wear hats. One on left wears a dark shirtwaist, with a striped full skirt with hair tied neatly back and little bow at the neck. Woman on right has a dark dress, buttons down the front with a small white collar, in fashion in the 1860s. Her hair is shoulder lenght ringlets, also in fashion in the 1860s. Both have pink tinted cheeks.

[Portrait of two women both seated]

Item is in a cream coloured card-frame embossed opening, with embossed letters "Potter's Patent March 7 1865." Which is how we dated the tintype. Photograph is a studio portrait of two women, both seated, arms resting on the one armrest with fringes. Woman on right is dressed all in black, with black hat and veil - perhaps mourning wear. The woman on the left is in full skirt with black trim and black top, white collar and black hat. Both have pink tinted cheeks.

Annie Deacon

American actress, burlesque performer. She is recorded as having performed in "Our Cinderella: A Burlesque" by William Gill in the Colville Company's 1878-9 season, and in "The Magic Slipper" for Haverley's Theater in New York in August 1879, produced by Samuel Colville's Opera Burlesque Company.

Waters, H.

Jennie McNulty

American actress and "Gaiety Girl", Jennie McNulty was the leader of the Chroisters' Association in 1895, a predominately women's club with four small rooms for reading, writing, and relaxing and two large rooms for rehearsals.

Newsboy Tobacco Company

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