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Billie Stein and Her Harmony Girls Band, 1929

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0002.00018

Overview

Billie (Lillian) Stein and her all-girl orchestra, The Harmony Girls, play their instruments. The orchestra featured seven women, shown here with musical instruments. Billie Stein is third from right with the trumpet. Billie Stein started her own all-girls band at the age of 14 and traveled throughout the United States performing with her trumpet.

Dates

  • 1929

Creator

Digital Repository

Billie Stein and Her Harmony Girls Band

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

1 items (photograph)

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair 8 x 10 inches black and white

Provenance

Donated by Billie Stein.

General

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

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on back of photograph: ''Morganti Studio 932 - 15th Street, Denver, Colo.'' and handwritten on back: ''1929, #1126, Billie Stein's Harmony Group.''

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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