Pictured: Della Fox Poster, circa 1896
Kathryn Johns Halbower Collection
The Halbower Collection consists of programs, advertisements,
clippings, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, magazines and maps
thought to have been compiled by Julian Umbenhour, former stage
manager at the Majestic Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas. The materials
have been divided into seven series: Performing Arts, Entertainment,
Travel, Assorted Materials, Photographs, Scrapbooks and Oversized
Materials. Kathryn Johns Halbower (1923-2012) served the Fort Worth
community as a stewardess for American Airlines, as a member of the
Kiwi Club and as a docent for the Amon Carter Museum. The materials in
this collection are believed to have been compiled by Julian Umbenhour
(1874-1970), stage manager at the Majestic Theatre in Fort Worth, and
then, donated by Kathryn Johns Halbower in 1986. View fully scanned
Kathryn Johns Halbower scrapbooks.
Johns Halbower image gallery of photographs.
The Kathryn Johns Halbower Collection, 1886-1969, spans 20 boxes and 13 linear feet.
Halbower Collection, Box Number, Folder Number, Tarrant County
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