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William Butler Yeats
Short Bio of Yeats
Born in Dublin, Ireland, on June 13, 1865, William Butler Yeats was the son of a well-known Irish painter, John Butler Yeats. He spent his childhood in County Sligo, where his parents were raised, and in London. He returned to Dublin at the age of fifteen to continue his education and study painting, but quickly discovered he preferred poetry...(More)
Man Ray American photographer and painter
Man Ray, original name Emmanuel Radnitzky, (born August 27, 1890, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died November 18, 1976, Paris, France), photographer, painter, and filmmaker who was the only American to play a major role in both the Dada and Surrealist movements.
The Cotton Club
The Cotton Club was a New York City night club located first in the Harlem neighborhood on 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue from 1923 to 1935 and then for a brief period from 1936 to 1940 in the midtown Theater District. The club operated most notably during America's Prohibition Era.
Synchronized Swimming at World Fair
Billy Rose Aquacade Show 1939 New York World's Fair
These are original Color 16mm films taken by my father (copyright) of the Billy Rose Aquacade Swim Show starring Eleanor Holm and, Buster Crabbe. This huge pool and show production was presented at the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair and features synchronized swimming production numbers, and a high diving platform act.
Futurama 1939 New York World's Fair "To New Horizons" 1940 General Motors 23min
'Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the "Futurama" exhibit in GM's "Highways and Horizons" pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks ahead to the "wonder world of 1960."'