Balls (Parties)

Photographs of debutantes and socialites in attendance at the annual Charity Ball in Philadelphia, Pa. Includes portraits of pageant entertainers, and some rehearsals. Also portrays social register members dancing for the Pennsylvania Cruise Ball from WCAU. Includes a view of a palm reading "...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1929-1946
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Photographs of debutantes and socialites in attendance at the annual Charity Ball in Philadelphia, Pa. Includes portraits of pageant entertainers, and some rehearsals. Also portrays social register members dancing for the Pennsylvania Cruise Ball from WCAU. Includes a view of a palm reading "swami" broadcasting from WFIL. Depicts the Assembly Ball at the Bellevue Stratford Hotel as well as reproductions of printed ephemera from balls. Other events represented include the Junior Bachelor's Ball, the Knights of Rhythm Dance, the Liberation Dinner Dance, the Lullaby Ball, the Marine Ball, the Officers Ball, the Pall Mall Dance, the Pennywise Ball, the Uniform Ball, and the Victory Ball.
These subject entries for the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photo “morgue” are primarily for Places (buildings, parks, streets, etc.), Things (Bicycles, Bison, Blind Persons [just sampling the B’s]), Events (Democratic National Convention 1936, Flourtown Fair, Harvest Week) and Social Constructs (Home Economics, City Planning, Eating & Drinking, etc.). Each of these subjects became a MARC record which included a call number. In the case of these records, the call numbers are the actual folder numbers for the materials referenced. Therefore, these subject headings are really also an index for this section of the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photograph morgue. [The name section of the Philadelphia Record photo morgue represents individuals, A-Z, and
Item Description: Part of the Philadelphia Record Photograph Collection; for general information, see collection record.
Physical Description: 1 stat
116 photoprints : silver gelatin; 9 photoprints 11"x 17"or smaller