Billie Stein and Her Harmony Girls Band, 1929
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.
- Morganti Studio (Photographer, Organization)
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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 and other countries. There are some 19th century photograph types represented in the collection, including albumen prints, daguerrotypes, tintypes, post cards, colorized prints, cabinet cards, and cartes-de-visite.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Fair 8 x 10 inches black and white
A number of creases are on the photograph, the corners have pin holes, and there is glue residue and accretions on the back of the photographs. (TKW, 2009-11-03)
Donated by Billie Stein.
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.''