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Sophie Tucker scrapbooks

Collection Data

Description
Scrapbooks contain clippings, photographs, telegrams, correspondence, holiday cards, advertisements, press releases, programs, menus, sheet music, and other ephemera.
Names
Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1907 - 1971
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Mss 1966-004
Topics
Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966
Genres
Photographs
Clippings
Postcards
Correspondence
Menus
Scrapbooks
Notes
Acquisition: THE: various MWEZs
Acquisition: Gift : Sophie Tucker, 1949 and later, and the Tucker Estate
Biographical/historical: Sophie Tucker (1884-1966) was a Russian-born popular American entertainer. She gained fame as a performer in vaudeville and burlesque in the World War I era, and continued her career for many years in nightclubs, films, radio and television.
Physical Description
Extent: Approximately 345 scrapbooks
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16486141
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 300a3160-119d-0135-148b-1daad2fa415a
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