Playbills (Posters)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Alhambra Theatre Playbills

Identifier: 96-23

The Alhambra Theatre was located in Virginia City, Nevada. The collection contains playbills to advertise performances at the theater list names of plays or performances, names of performers, future attractions, and cost of admission.

Dates: 1870 March 30-May 2

Alfred Doten Papers

Identifier: NC08
Abstract Diaries relating to Alfred Doten's trip from Plymouth, Mass. by sea to California in 1849, his life as a placer miner and rancher in California, and as a newspaperman in Nevada; literary, biographical and historical manuscripts; a complete file of the Como Sentinel and its successor, the Lyon County Sentinel; and clippings of Doten's articles. Other papers relate to Governor C. C. Stevenson of Nevada, the construction of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, the town of Gold Hill, Nevada, and...
Dates: 1834-1972

Flood and Hayes Papers

Identifier: 95-12
Abstract Flood and Hayes was a vaudeville company whose principal members were J.W. Flood and May Belle Hayes. Flood was a vaudeville and circus acrobat; his wife May Belle Hayes was a singer, dancer, and acrobat who teamed with Flood in his road shows across the United States. From 1904-1915 they frequently performed in Nevada and after settling permanently in Fallon, Nevada, ran a small theater business. In 1921 Flood built the first theater in Fallon, the Rex Theater; he was also active in trying...
Dates: 1904-1924

Olivette Poster Collection

Identifier: AC 0637

The University of Nevada Opera Company students staged three performances of "Olivette" at Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada, on May 11, May 12 (matinee), and June 2, 1900. The May performances occurred during commencement week. The collection consists of two 1900 posters for the performances.

Dates: 1900