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Billie Stein and Her Harmony Girls Band, circa 1925

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0002.00010

Overview

Billie (Lillian) Stein poses with members of her Harmony Girls Orchestra. All five female members of the group are dressed in clown costumes with a ruff at the neck and with their instruments. Billie Stein is second from the right, holding her trumpet. Billie Stein started her own all-girls band at the age of 14 and traveled throughout the United States performing on her trumpet.

Dates

  • circa 1925

Digital Repository

Billie Stein and Her Harmony Girls Band

Physical Description

Photograph in excellent condition

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

1 Photographic Prints : black and white ; 8 x 10 inches

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by the Ira M. and Peryle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Jews in the Rocky Mountain region. The bulk of the photographs are from or related to various towns in Colorado, but the collection also contains photographs from other states in the western United States.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back: ''#193 Billie on trumpet, Billie Stein on trumpet.'' On envelope: ''#193 Billie Stein's Orchestra, 1925.''

Provenance

Donated by Billie Stein.

Physical Description

Photograph in excellent condition

General

Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 54.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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