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    Kathryn Johns Halbower Collection

    Accessibility Notice: Due to the age and complexity of the original material, these linked scrapbook PDFs are made up of scanned images. If you need assistance accessing the content in one of the documents, please contact Archivist Dawn Youngblood  at 817-884-3272.

    Actor Portraits scrapbook cover

    Actor Portraits
    undated
    Scrapbook containing portraits of Bing Crosby, Shirley Temple, Bob Burns, Jackie Cooper, and Freddie Bartholomew. 9.5 by 12 inches. 6 pages.

    Actors Scrapbook

    Actors
    undated, 1895-1907
    Scrapbook containing clippings on various actors including Alexander Salvini and Richard Mansfield. 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 22 pages.  

    Assorted Clippings, undated, 1886-1968, Scrapbook Cover thumbnail

    Assorted Clippings, undated, 1886-1968
    undated, 1886-1968
    Scrapbook containing clippings on Fort Worth history and ads from local businesses. 12 by 14.5 inches. 31 pages.

    Assorted Clippings, undated, 1919-1937, scrapbook cover thumbnail

    Assorted Clippings, undated, 1919-1937
    undated, 1919-1937
    Scrapbook containing clippings covering a variety of topics including United States and Fort Worth. 11 by 15 inches. 106 pages.

    Baseball, undated, 1901-1961
    undated, 1901-1961
    Scrapbook containing clippings mostly on Texas League and Fort Worth Cats, includes national baseball news and New York Yankees. 11.5 by 15 inches. 153 pages.

    Baseball, undated, 1906-1950
    undated, 1906-1950
    Scrapbook containing clippings mostly on Texas League and Fort Worth Cats, includes national baseball news and New York Yankees. 11.5 by 15 inches. 91 pages.

    Cartoons 1900 Scrapbook Cover

    Cartoons
    undated, c. 1900
    Scrapbook containing clippings of cartoons, including ones by F. Opper, G. McManus, and Homer Davenport. 11 by 15 inches. 103 pages.

    Dramatic Theater scrapbook cover

    Dramatic Theatre
    undated, 1892-1936
    Scrapbook containing clippings on various actors, venues, and plays. 11 by 15 inches. 152 pages.

     Early Theatre Scrapbook Cover

    Early Theatre
    undated, 1910-1960
    Scrapbook containing business cards, advertisements and tickets for theaters and performers. 11.5 by 15.25 inches. 48 pages.

    The Final Curtain 1 Scrapbook Cover

    Final Curtain 1, 1926-1950
    1926-1950
    Scrapbook containing obituaries of entertainers from The Billboard. 11.5 by 15 inches. 134 pages.

    Final Curtain 2, 1919-1936, scrapbook cover thumbnail

    Final Curtain 2, 1919-1936
    1919-1936
    Scrapbook containing obituaries of entertainers from The Billboard. 11 by 15 inches. 112 pages.  

    Fort Worth History Scrapbook Cover

    Fort Worth History
    undated, 1888-1949
    Scrapbook containing clippings on various aspects of Fort Worth history. 12.25 by 14.75 inches. 67 pages.

    Frontier Fiesta Scrapbook Cover

    Frontier Fiesta
    1937
    Scrapbook containing clippings on the 1937 Frontier Fiesta at Casa Mañana. 12 by 14.5 inches. 30 pages.

    Greenwall's Opera House Scrapbook Cover

    Greenwall’s Opera House
    undated, 1893-1944
    Scrapbook containing ads and clippings of performances for Greenwall's Opera House and the Fort Worth Opera House. 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 64 pages.

    Horse Races 1899-1960 Scrapbook Cover

    Horse Races
    undated, 1899-1960
    Scrapbook containing clippings on and programs from horse races. 11 by 15 inches. 191 pages.

    Magic Minstrel
    undated, 1924-1940
    Scrapbook containing clippings on minstrel shows, mostly focusing on Lew Dockstader.  Materials were loose in scrapbook, and have been removed for preservation. Original scrapbook 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 24 pages.

    Majestic Coorespondence Cover

    Majestic Correspondence
    1908-1968
    Scrapbook containing mostly correspondence regarding prop and stage requirements for visiting acts at the Majestic Theatre. 14.5 by 12.5 inches. 45 pages.

    Majestic Theater Programs Cover

    Majestic Theatre Programs
    1907-1925
    Scrapbook containing programs from the Majestic Theatre of Fort Worth, Texas. 14 by 13.5 inches. 343 pages.

    Majestic Theatre Prop and Stage Correspondence scrapbook cover thumbnail

    Majestic Theatre Prop and Stage Correspondence, undated, 1911-1918
    undated, 1911-1918
    Scrapbook containing correspondence regarding prop and stage requirements for visiting acts at the Majestic Theatre. 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 59 pages.

    Majestic Theatre Prop Correspondence scrapbook cover thumbnail

    Majestic Theatre Prop Correspondence, undated, 1896-1924
    undated, 1896-1924
    Scrapbook containing programs and correspondence regarding prop and stage requirements for visiting acts at the Majestic Theatre.  Also contains programs from Greenwall's Opera House and various theaters. 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 148 pages.

    Majestic Theatre Stage Manager Correspondence scrapbook cover thumbnail

    Majestic Theatre Stage Manager Correspondence, undated, 1910-1913
    undated, 1910-1913
    Scrapbook containing correspondence regarding prop and stage requirements for visiting acts at the Majestic Theatre. 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 94 pages.

    Majestic Theatre, January 1913-1916, Scrapbook Cover

    Majestic Theatre, January 1913-1916
    January 1913-1916
    Scrapbook containing programs, advertisements, and clippings for the Majestic Theatre. Includes programs from performances by Houdini, Four Marx Brothers, and Fred and Adele Astaire. 7.5 by 12 inches. 118 pages.

    Majestic Theatre, August 1913-1916, Scrapbook Cover

    Majestic Theatre, August 1913-1916
    August 1913-1916
    Scrapbook containing programs, advertisements, and clippings for the Majestic Theatre. 12.25 by 7.5 inches. 139 pages.

    Majestic Theatre, undated, 1916-1949, Scrapbook Cover

    Majestic Theatre, undated, 1916-1949
    undated, 1916-1949
    Scrapbook containing clippings, programs, and advertisements for the Majestic Theatre. 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 55 pages.

    Majestic Theatre April 1914-1915 Cover

    Majestic Theatre, April 1914-1915
    1914-1915
    Scrapbook containing programs and clippings for the Majestic Theatre. 12.25 by 7.5 inches. 98 pages.

    Majestic Theatre, 1910-1912

    Majestic Theatre, 1910-1912
    1910-1912
    Scrapbook containing programs, advertisements and clippings for the Majestic Theatre and performers. 11.5 by 7 inches. 131 pages.

    Majestic Theatre - various years cover

    Majestic Theatre, 1912-1913, 1918-1919
    1912-1919
    Scrapbook containing programs and clippings for the Majestic Theatre. 12.25 by 7.5 inches. 79 pages.

    New Majestic

    New Majestic Theatre
    undated, 1911
    Scrapbook containing postcards, memorabilia and clippings from the Majestic Theatre. 9.5 by 12.25 inches. 23 pages.

    New York scrapbook cover thumbnail

    New York
    undated, 1892-1916
    Scrapbook containing clippings of images of New York City landmarks and buildings. 15 by 11.5 inches. 89 pages.

    Performing Arts Obituaries Scrapbook Cover

    Performing Arts Obituaries
    undated, 1914-1965
    Scrapbook containing obituaries of individuals in the entertainment industry. 10.5 by 8 inches. 156 pages.

    Poets and Poetry
    undated, 1918-1943.
    Scrapbook containing various clippings of newspaper columns and poetry. 11.5 by 15 inches. 85 pages.

    Ships 1919-1934 Scrapbook Cover

    Ships
    undated, 1919-1934
    Scrapbook containing clippings of images of ships, as well as some planes and airships. 11.5 by 15 inches. 51 pages.

    Theatre Clippings 1893-1900

    Theatre Clippings, 1893-1900
    1893-1900
    Scrapbook containing clippings and advertisements for theatres and performers. 13 by 19 inches. 332 pages.

    Theatre Programs, undated, 1897-1929, scrapbook cover thumbnail

    Theatre Programs, undated, 1897-1929
    undated, 1897-1929
    Scrapbook containing programs from various theatres and cities, including the Majestic Theatre, Chicago Opera House, and B. F. Keith's Theatre. 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 50 pages.

    United States, undated, 1905-1947
    undated, 1905-1947.
    Scrapbook containing clippings on United States presidents and military, and foreign monarchies. 11 by 15 inches. 123 pages.  

    Will Rogers Scrapbook

    Will Rogers
    undated, 1935
    Scrapbook containing clippings on Will Rogers, mostly after his death. Will Rogers died in a plane crash in Alaska in 1935. 11 by 15 inches. 55 pages.

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