American Women's History: A Research Guide
Theatre
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19th Century Actors Collection [online]. Seattle, Wash. : University of Washington Libraries, 2003 [cited 17 October 2003]. Available from: http://content.lib.washington.edu/19thcenturyactorsweb/index.html.
Includes 610 cartes-de-visite studio portraits of entertainers, actors, and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid- to late 1800s. The "Women" option retrieves 247 records.

J. Willis Sayre Collection [online]. Seattle, Wash. : University of Washington Libraries, 2003 [cited 17 October 2003]. Available from: http://content.lib.washington.edu/sayrepublicweb/index.html.
Includes over 9800 images of theatrical and vaudeville performers, musicians, and entertainers who played in Seattle between about 1900 and 1955. "Actresses," one of the predefined searches, retrieves 4116 records.

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater Photographic History [online]. Milwaukee, Wis. : UW-Milwaukee Libraries, 2002- [cited 17 October 2003]. Available from: http://www.uwm.edu/Library/digilib/milrep/index.htm.
Includes 1,800 images that document 195 performances of the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre from 1977 to 1994.

Philip H. Ward Collection of Theatrical Images, 1856-1910 [online]. University of Pennsylvania Library, n.d. [cited 23 December 2003]. Available from: http://www.library.upenn.edu/collections/rbm/photos/theater/.


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American Women's History: A Research Guide

Ken Middleton
kmiddlet@frank.mtsu.edu
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132