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    • Lamy Brothers Advertisement

    • Acrobats; Actors and Actresses; Entertainment; Quincy, Illinois; Theatre;
    • Lamy Brothers Advertisement reads: "Lamy Brothers America's Foremost Gymnasts... Quincy's Own Performers... Aerilist Supreme... Delmore Trio Sensational Tight-Wire Bicycle Act Delmore Sisters Rolling Globe Act." BW Advertisement 8" x 10".
    • Aherns Novelty Acrobats

    • Acrobats; Entertainment; Quincy, Illinois; Theatre;
    • The Aherns Novelty Acrobats performing at the Majestic Theater, Houston, Texas on December 4, 1907. Billy Ahern and unidentified woman in the photograph in their acrobat costumes. BW Portrait 4 3/4" x 7 1/4".
    • "My Lady of the Pines" Advertisement

    • Actors and Actresses; Advertisements; Entertainment; Theatre; Quincy Community Little Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Newspaper advertisement for "My Lady of the Pines" starring Lucille Langhanke as Mary Astor at the Quincy theatre. Lucille Vasconcellos Langhanke (1906- 1987) was born in Quincy, IL and later changed her name to Mary Astor. She performed locally...
    • Mary Astor

    • Actors and Actresses; Entertainment; Theatre; Quincy Community Little Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Mary Astor (1906-1987). Mary Astor was born in Quincy, IL as Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke. She performed locally and nationally, most noted for her role in the Maltese Falcon (1941) and won an Academy Award for the Great Lie (1941). BW Portrait 1...
    • Wooster OH - Greyhound Bus Depot and Wayne Theatre.  4B107

    • Actresses; Actors; Bus terminals; Bus travel; Motion picture theaters; Motion pictures; Motion picture posters; Motion picture theaters; Transportation; Transportation facilities;
    • Postcard view of an Art Deco or Moderne bus terminal and restaurant next to a movie theater built in the same style. The theaters marquee reads: "Olivia De Havilland\Robert Cummings in\ "Princess O Rourke."
    • Washington Theatre

    • Advertisements; Actors and Actresses; Entertainment; Music; Vaudeville; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Advertisement for Washington Theatre promoting pictures that talk. Text reads, "Starting today Washington Theatre Pictures that Talk! See and Hear!" BW Advertisement 6" x 5 1/2".
    • Orpheum Theater Opening

    • Advertisements; Businesses; Entertainment; Theatre; Music; Quincy, Illinois;
    • "Quincy' Big Xmas Present Hoeffler & McConnell's Orpheum Theatre opens tomorrow evening." Advertisement lists the prices, show times and other information. BW Newspaper Advertisement 5" x 5 3/5"
    • Quincy Theater

    • Advertisements; Businesses; Entertainment; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Quincy Theater located at 521 Hampshire Street. Miss Mae Miller is standing in front of a movie poster for "The Battle Cry for Peace." BW Exterior Photograph 7" x 9".
    • Belasco Theatre Advertisement

    • Advertisements; Businesses; Entertainment; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Advertisement for Bert Lytell in Alias Lady Fingers at the Belasco Theatre. Portions of other theater advertisements can be seen in the photograph. Orpheum, Princess and Gem Theaters are shown. BW Newspaper Advertisement 8" x 10".
    • Nickellette Theater

    • Advertisements; Businesses; Entertainment; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Nickellette Theater located at 117 North 6th street. This advertisement ran in the local paper on May 29, 1909; advertising "Vercingetorix" and "The School Boy's Revenge." BW Newspaper Advertisement 5" x 8".
    • Princess Theater

    • Advertisements; Businesses; Entertainment; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Princess Theater located at 120 north 5th street. View is of the exterior of the Princess Theater, two unidentified men are standing outside the movie theater. Movie posters on display are for "At Old Fort Dearborn" which was released in 1912. BW...
    • Highland Park Advertisement

    • Advertisements; Entertainment; Celebrations; Festivals; Parks; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Advertisement reads, "Highland Park Sept 18-25. The Monarch of Outdoor Attractions... Siege of Jericho... 250 Accurately Costumed Characters... Tons of Fireworks used Nightly" BW Advertisement 10" x 8".
    • Weiler's Military Band

    • Advertisements; Entertainment; Military; Music; Musician; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Weiler's Military Band, Joseph F. Weiler, Director and the Empire Theatre Orchestra under the direction of Frederick J. Curth. BW Advertisement 8" x 5".

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