Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder SP056
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from two Ben Hur films and one stage production ranging from 1902 to 1959, including William S. Hart as Messala in the 1902 theatrical production; Ramon Novarro as Ben-Hur and Francis X. Bushman as Messala in the 1925/1926 in the film; and Charlton Hesston as Ben-Hur in the 1959 film. The images were used in the November 30, 1958 issue of the Indianapolis Star.
Collection — Folder SP071
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of Thomas J. Geraghty and his children in Hollywood, California ranging from circa 1920 to 1934 and undated. The image of Thomas Geraghty shows him outside his home, while Carmelita appears in another in her wedding dress.
Dates: circa 1920-1934, undated
Scope and Contents This collection, collected by Haley Robertson, includes programs from the 41st Annual James Dean Festival in Fairmount, Indiana from 2016 and a brick from Fairmount High School, which James Dean attended. The building was demolished in 2016 prior to the Festival that year.
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, glass plate negatives, correspondence, papers, clippings, certificates, and an unbound scrapbook from Edwin Fletcher Horne and Cora Calhoun Horne and their family in New York and elsewhere in the United States, ranging from circa 1865 to 1941, concerning the family, African-American civil rights, slavery, politics, travel abroad to Europe, and civic engagement. The correspondence includes a handwritten letter from Benjamin Harrison denying any intention to...
Dates: circa 1865-1941
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album containing boudoir cards of cast members of the H.M.S. Pinafore, performed at the English's Opera House on Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Indiana during January 13-15 and 21-22, 1881. The album belonged to William J. McKee, whose photograph is labeled in the album. The performers were members of the Indianapolis Light Infantry, all male, except for a guest performer, Ada Somers McWade, who played Josephine the final...
Dates: 1881 January
Scope and Contents This collection includes publications ranging from 1908 to 1932, including The Mentor magazine from The Mentor Association in New York City, New York (1907, 1918); Burr McIntosh Monthly from New York City (1908), and the printed guide to the George Washington Masonic Memorial in Alexandria, Virginia (1932), regarding photography, popular culture, theatre, films, and numerous educational disciplines, such as science, the arts,...
Collection — Folder SP100
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 black-and-white photographs of child actress Virginia Weidler during her visit to Indianapolis, Indiana for the world premiere of the film, Laddie, at the Circle Theater in March, 1935. One of the photographs was taken by P. M. Kirkpatrick. Two of the photographs show Weidler greeted by a crowd and posing. She appears to be doing school work in a dressing room in the third image.
Dates: 1935 March
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters; typed documents with autographed corrections; newspaper articles; and photostats of newspaper articles from William G. Sullivan in Indianapolis, Indiana; photographs and photostats of letters from Joseph Arthur ranging from 1886 to 1958, regarding the English Opera House, the English family, Annie Fox, John Flaxman, Joseph Arthur, John Wilkes Booth, and other theatrical and artistic persons and plays.
Dates: 1886-1958, undated
Collection — Folder SP137
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs taken at the Defense Bond Rally in Indianapolis, Indiana on January 15, 1942 during World War II, depicting Hoosier actress Carole Lombard, Will H. Hays, Eugene C. Pulliam, Governor Henry Schricker, Mayor Reginald H. Sullivan, Dr. Charles B. Coleman, and others. There is also a clipping featuring many photographs from the event.