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Bercu Sisters at The Gold Palace, 1925

 Item
Identifier: B356.01.0003.00001

Overview

Photograph of the Bercu Sisters performing at the Gold Palace in Juarez, Mexico in 1925. Harryette Bercu is on the left wearing a tutu and Dorothy Bercu is wearing a costume with pants and a tall decorative helmet. Both girls are standing on their toes in ballet shoes. The sisters were part of the Orpheum Vaudeville circuit in the 1920s and 1930s.

Dates

  • 1925

Extent

1 items : sepia, matte ; 8 x 10 inches

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection includes papers, records, correspondence, photographs, photograph albums, scrapbooks, newspapers and newspaper clippings, framed photographs, documents, quilts and needlework, Vaudeville costumes and instruments, books, and record albums.

Condition Report

Fair condition. The photograph has some tears, creases, and accretions on the front and back of the photograph.

Inscriptions and Marks

On back of photograph: "Dorothy and Harryette Bercu, 1140 Neola S5. Los Angeles Calif." and "The Gold Palace Juarez, Mexico, 1925."

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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