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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy Bercu in Modern Dance Costume, between 1928-1934

Identifier: B356.01.0003.0011.00002
Overview Dorothy Bercu is shown in a classical modern dance costume, barefoot, and is doing splits. Dorothy and her sister Harryette were vaudeville performers in the 1920s and 1930s.
Dates: between 1928-1934

Harryette Bercu Doing Splits, between 1936-1939

Identifier: B356.01.0003.0009.00001
Overview Harryette Bercu is doing splits in the air with each foot on a chair. Her arms are outstretched and she is wearing a two piece costume.
Dates: between 1936-1939

Harryette Bercu in Ballet Costume, between 1937-1939

Identifier: B356.01.0003.0010.00001
Overview Colorized photograph of Harryette Bercu on her toe shoes in a pink ballet costume. Harryette and her sister Dorothy were vaudeville performers in the 1920s and 1930s
Dates: between 1937-1939

Harryette Bercu in Poster Pose, between 1936-1937

Identifier: B356.01.0003.0009.00002
Overview Harryette Bercu is standing one leg with her other foot touching her face. This publicity photograph was used for her billing as a contortionist.
Dates: between 1936-1937

Harryette Bercu in Striped Costume, between 1933-1936

Identifier: B356.01.0003.0009.00005
Overview Harryette Bercu is in a striped costume balancing on her arms while doing a sharp back bend so that her feet are by her face. Harryete and her sister Dorothy were Vaudeville performers on the Orpheum circuit during the 1920s and 1930s. This performance was part of Silver's Revue.
Dates: between 1933-1936

Harryette Bercu Stretching in Headress, between 1925-1930

Identifier: B356.01.0003.0009.00004
Overview Harryette Bercu is on the floor with one leg stretched in front of her and one foot almost touching her headress. Harryette and her sister Dorothy were Vaudeville performers in the 1920s and 1930s.
Dates: between 1925-1930

Jehlik, Frank J., 1973 June 1

Identifier: BPL75-60
Overview Republic County, Kansas, citizens were asked to tell stories of their lives as they lived and remembered them. The program was sponsored by the Belleville Public Library.
Dates: 1973 June 1

Mort S. Silver (Ima Mistachkin) , between 1945-1948

Identifier: B356.01.0003.0014.00001
Overview Ima Mistachkin standing on stage dressed in tuxedo, cape, and wearing a top hat and carrying a cane. Ima Mistachkin was the eledest brother of Dorothy and Harryette Bercu's mother. Performing as "Mort Silver," he was was a "Singing Star, of Stage, Screen, and Radio." The Bercu family was involved in Vaudeville for many years.
Dates: between 1945-1948

New Year's Eve Frolic Menu and Program, 1934 December 31

Identifier: B356.01.0003.0016.00002
Overview New Year's Eve Frolic Menue and Program for the Hotel Ben Lomond in Ogden Utah. Dorothy and Harryette Bercu were dancers who performed on the Vaudeville circuit in the 1920s and 1930s. The cover is green and on the front is printed: "Happy New Year Hotel Ben Lomond New Year's Eve Frolic Menu and Program December 31 1934." There is a Dinner Dance Menu and the program which includes "Harryette and Dorthea Bercu, Acrobatic and Interpretive Soloists."
Dates: 1934 December 31

Performer in Black Face, circa 1940

Identifier: B356.01.0003.0014.00002
Overview Man (possibly Ima Mistachkin) in black face playing a violin. Black faced performers were popular in the first half of the twentieth century.
Dates: circa 1940