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I've an off-the wall suggestion.  Some of these ladies careers  in mid and later life brought them to Miami Beach clubs.  In their day, the clubs catered to an older Jewish clientele.  I wonder if there is a Miami Beach Historical Society.  

Steve Smolian

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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of David Katznelson
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Another question to you

We are in touch with YIVO. Eddy Portnoy is the best.
Performing Arts is a great idea.  My gut says there is some major digging
to be done in other places....just need to find out where.

THANKS DENNIS!

David

On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 9:59 AM Dennis Rooney <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> YIVO and the NYPL of performing arts at Lincoln Center would be a good
> starting point.
>
> DDR
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 12:56 PM David Katznelson <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >
> > I have another research question. I am involved with a project looking at
> > the full history of female Jewish comedians. I am looking for
> visuals...any
> > ephemera...and yes, audio on any of the following artists.  Any lead
> would
> > be more than helpful. Because many of them were on small labels that
> > drifted into obscurity, there is very little good stuff available and we
> > are looking at putting together a book/CD and museum exhibit as a result
> of
> > our efforts.
> >
> > The artists we are focusing on (some of them we have more ephemera than
> > others):
> >
> > Abby Holman c. 1929
> > > Sophie Tucker c. 1929 & 1950s
> > > Mae Questel/Betty Boop c. 1940s & 1960s
> > > Ruth Wallis c 1950s
> > > Sadie Banks c 1950s
> > > Abbe Lane c. 1950s-1960s
> > > Frances Faye c. 1959
> > > Jean Carroll c. 1960
> > > Selma Diamond
> > > Rusty Warren c 1960s
> > > Patsy Abbott c.1963
> > > Betty Ross c. 1963
> > > Gertrude Berg c.1965
> > > Totie Fields c. 1969
> > >
> >
> > THANKS FOR READING!
> >
> > David
>
>
>
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