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Never performed in Boston. On Wednesday evening, Nov. 28 [1798] will be presented a drama in 5 acts, called the Castle Spectre. Written by the author of the celebrated novel, The Monk. Previous to the performance, the band will play a new overtu

Never performed in Boston. On Wednesday evening, Nov. 28 [1798] will b...

Positive Photostat.; Playbill.; Not in Ford.; Not in Evans.; Castle Spectre. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephe... More

The little magician's sleight of hand performance. An absquabulating shew, by Von Kinder & Co. But Old Tippecanoe, will soon make it "No go"

The little magician's sleight of hand performance. An absquabulating s...

Again the theme of corruption in the Van Buren administration, here centering on the President's "Sub-Treasury" or independent treasury program, passed by Congress in July 1840. A large frigate "United States,... More

Order of performance of the funeral solemnities, in Faneuil Hall, April 20, 1841. on the death of William Henry Harrison, president of the United States.

Order of performance of the funeral solemnities, in Faneuil Hall, Apri...

Harrison, William Henry- Funeral. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 57, Folder 16.

Exhibition of the Philomathean Society of Danville, Ill. On Thursday evening, May 8th, 1851. Animus Imperatro Corpus.

Exhibition of the Philomathean Society of Danville, Ill. On Thursday e...

Handwritten on verso: Ira Mayfield, J. B. Lemon, Daniel Clap, Dr. Balch.

The great Beethoven Festival, celebrated at the Music-Hall, Boston [interior, during performance]

The great Beethoven Festival, celebrated at the Music-Hall, Boston [in...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 1, no. 14 (1856 Mar. 15), p. 216. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE - Walker, William, 1824-1860... More

[Chinese market day bazaar, with a performance taking place on a stage in the background]

[Chinese market day bazaar, with a performance taking place on a stage...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 5090, no. 276. Purchase; G.V. Yudin; 1906. Forms part of: Yudin Collection (Library of Congress).

... Increased success and crowded houses nightly attend each performance of the eminent American actor J. E. Murdoch ... masterly impersonation of "Hamlet." ... Philadelphia. United States Steam-Power Job printing establishment, Ledger buildings

... Increased success and crowded houses nightly attend each performan...

Play bills. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 157, Folder 16.

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

Another venomous attack on the Lincoln administration by the artist of "The Commander-in-Chief Conciliating the Soldier's Votes, no. 1864-31," and "The Sportsman Upset by the Recoil of His Own Gun," (no. 1864-3... More

Ford's Theatre. Washington, D. C. [Playbills for Friday evening, April 14, 1865 featuring Laura Keene in Our American Cousin.]

Ford's Theatre. Washington, D. C. [Playbills for Friday evening, April...

"Brown" type reproduction. Cf. Brenner, Ford's Theatre Lincoln Assassination Playbills. Another copy: E or Buckingham reproduction reprinted as a "Lincoln Souvenir" and stamped: "Engraving, Copyright. 1891."

Dashiell's western panarama [sic] and moving mirror of the assassination of President Lincoln.

Dashiell's western panarama [sic] and moving mirror of the assassinati...

In pencil: the Union Hell on Tuesday [sic] Eve July 31, 1866."

[Aerial balloon performance with tents and audience below]

[Aerial balloon performance with tents and audience below]

Bella C. Landauer collection. Appears to be one sheet from a larger poster. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1964:R1.

Interior of the Grand Duke's Theater - The audience during the performance of the thrilling spectacle of the march of "The Mulligan Guards" / J. B.

Interior of the Grand Duke's Theater - The audience during the perform...

Newsboys and bootblacks' theater, Five Points neighborhood, New York City. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 37, (1874 Jan. 17), p. 316.

Indian Ocean--A coolie operatic performance at Ceylon--the "Guru" singing the prologue

Indian Ocean--A coolie operatic performance at Ceylon--the "Guru" sing...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1878 July 20, p. 332.

[Woman seated sidesaddle on a horse attached to an ascending balloon at a public performance before crowd of spectators]

[Woman seated sidesaddle on a horse attached to an ascending balloon a...

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Signorina Maria Spelterina in her high rope performance [over Niagara Falls]

Signorina Maria Spelterina in her high rope performance [over Niagara ...

Albertype copyrighted by Thomas Tugby. In souvenir album, Tugby's Illustrated Guide to Niagara Falls. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Women; Daredevils; Geogr.

Hoyt's A contented woman

Hoyt's A contented woman

83461 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: The campaign girls. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Direction of Fred E. Wright. No. 3984. Forms part of: Theat... More

[Outdoor dance performance with dancers in classical drapery, possibly in Long Island]

[Outdoor dance performance with dancers in classical drapery, possibly...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress)

Spanish dancers at the Pan-American Exposition /

Spanish dancers at the Pan-American Exposition /

The film was photographed from the area back of the midway of the Pan-American Exposition. The immediate background indicates the camera was in front of the living quarters of the gypsy dancing troupe. Several ... More

Farewell performance by Robbin' Hood and his merry men / J.S. Pughe.

Farewell performance by Robbin' Hood and his merry men / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows the cast of a theatrical production "Robbin' Hood and his Merry Men" on stage for the final song of the production, shown are, from left, Francis "Hendricks" as "Alan-a-Dale" playing "The Ins... More

Those coming in late may remain to the next performance / D'Artois & Cie.

Those coming in late may remain to the next performance / D'Artois & C...

Paper print made from lantern slide used as announcemenet in motion picture theaters. Text appears with an Art Nouveau design. "No. A 12." Copyright claimant: Electro Mechanical Co., Cleveland, Ohio. Title and ... More

The sale of Manhattan (price not mentioned) - a continuous performance / Kep.

The sale of Manhattan (price not mentioned) - a continuous performance...

Illustration shows a modern version of the sale of Manhattan Island between unidentified legislators masquerading as Natives and New York businessmen; among some familar faces are James S. Schoolcraft represent... More

Elk's minstrel performance given by Chicago Lodge No. 4, B.P.O.E.

Elk's minstrel performance given by Chicago Lodge No. 4, B.P.O.E.

"Garrick Theatre, Sunday evening, April 3rd 1910." Created by Edwards & Deutsch Litho. Co., Chicago. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

The seventh thousanth [sic] and eighth hundredth and sixty third --- Performance at the diving board, L.G.H., 1911

The seventh thousanth [sic] and eighth hundredth and sixty third --- P...

Cover of album with title written in ink. Album includes images of Maynard White diving at Little Good Harbor, Maine. Title from item. In album: The seventh thousanth [sic] and eighth hundredth and sixty third ... More

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Eleanor Wilson as Ornis, the bird spirtit.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Herbert Adams and Arvia MacKaye as Cardinal Bird and Hummingbird.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from the play Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from the play Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in reh...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Witter Bynner as Stark the plume hunter.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Herbert Adams and Arvia MacKaye as Cardinal Bird and Hummingbird.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal for first performance at the Meriden Bird Club sanctuary dedication in New Hampshire

Scene from Sanctuary, A Bird Masque, by Percy MacKaye, in rehearsal fo...

Photo shows Juliet Barrett Rublee as Tacita the dryad.

Mr. Nobody Holme--he buys a jitney /

Mr. Nobody Holme--he buys a jitney /

An animated cartoon about Mr. Nobody Holme, who warms up his sluggish automobile with the assistance of a stick of dynamite. MP517 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: International Film Service, Inc.; 1Feb16; MP51... More

[John McCormack, Irish-born American tenor, full-length portrait, standing in front of poster announcing an upcoming performance by him, facing front, with another man]

[John McCormack, Irish-born American tenor, full-length portrait, stan...

J228025 or J228028 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Hazel Gertrude Kinscella.

[Remarkable! he said warmly.  A remarkably deft performance! Capital! capital!]

[Remarkable! he said warmly. A remarkably deft performance! Capital! ...

Title from mat. (DLC/PP-1934:0068). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Sure Shield" by Bartimeus, Metropolitan magazine, 47:28 (Jan. 1918).

[ Report on Martha Graham performance of April 18, 1926]

[ Report on Martha Graham performance of April 18, 1926]

from New York Telegram of April 19, 1926. (source note) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Report on Martha Graham performance of April 18, 1926]

[ Report on Martha Graham performance of April 18, 1926]

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Comment on Martha Graham performance of October 16, 1927]

[ Comment on Martha Graham performance of October 16, 1927]

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Review of Martha Graham performance of October 16, 1927]

[ Review of Martha Graham performance of October 16, 1927]

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Review of Martha Graham performance of April 22, 1928]

[ Review of Martha Graham performance of April 22, 1928]

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Music Modernism Marks Stokowski Performance Here

Music Modernism Marks Stokowski Performance Here

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Notice of opening performance at Radio City Music Hall]

[ Notice of opening performance at Radio City Music Hall]

from the Manhattan, Feb. 1, 1933 (General) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

L. L. D. Benefit Performance

L. L. D. Benefit Performance

from the Brooklyn Eagle, Dec. 16. 1935 (General) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Review of Martha Graham performance of November 10, 1935]

[ Review of Martha Graham performance of November 10, 1935]

From Musical Digest of December, 1935. (General) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[Police officer in front of crowd of children and adults at Federal Theatre Project performance in Central Park, New York] / photo by Dick Rose, Federal Theatre Project, New York City.

[Police officer in front of crowd of children and adults at Federal Th...

Title devised by Library staff. Photograph by Dick (Richard) Rose, head of the Federal Theatre Project's Photographic Division. Exhibited: "Circus and the City" at the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Des... More

[ Note on Martha Graham performance at Guild Theatre of December 27, 1936]

[ Note on Martha Graham performance at Guild Theatre of December 27, 1...

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Note on Martha Graham performance of March 30, 1936]

[ Note on Martha Graham performance of March 30, 1936]

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Review of Martha Graham performance of February 23, 1936]

[ Review of Martha Graham performance of February 23, 1936]

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Note on Martha Graham performance of December 20, 1936]

[ Note on Martha Graham performance of December 20, 1936]

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Festival of American dance featuring Myra Kinch with modern dance group of 23 artists Satires, ballet of 1840, divertissements, coronation, song of Judea, an American exodus.

Festival of American dance featuring Myra Kinch with modern dance grou...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of a festival of American dance with choreography by Myra Kinch and music by Manuela Galea at the Laguna Beach High School auditorium. Work Projects Administratio... More

Special performance festival of American dance featuring "An American exodus"

Special performance festival of American dance featuring "An American ...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of a festival of American dance featuring "An American Exodus" with choreography and direction by Myra Kinch and music by Manuela Galea at Hollywood Playhouse, Vi... More

[ Review of Martha Graham performance at Carnegie Hall in October, 1938]

[ Review of Martha Graham performance at Carnegie Hall in October, 193...

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Review of Martha Graham performance at Carnegie Hall of October 9, 1938]

[ Review of Martha Graham performance at Carnegie Hall of October 9, 1...

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Note on Martha Graham performance of March 10, 1939]

[ Note on Martha Graham performance of March 10, 1939]

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[ Danny Kaye onstage in front of a microphone, engaging audience and gesturing with his hands, unknown performance]

[ Danny Kaye onstage in front of a microphone, engaging audience and g...

Box marked: DKA_VSBOX7 Folder marked: DK Personal Appearances (General)

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