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Collection Scope and Content Note


Photographs of movie actors and actresses, movie sets in Ithaca, New York, scenes from movies and various public events in Ithaca, collected by actress Mame (Mary L.) Hennessy. Also, personal photographs of Mary Hennessy, her family, friends and residences; letters and postcards, 1917-1964; news clippings, 1917, 1949-1961; miscellaneous manuscript and printed material, 1947-1965; and photographic negatives. Includes photographs of Irene Castle, Grace Darling, Doris Kenyon, Derwent Hall Caine, Florence Short, Marguerrete Marsh, Lillian Walker, Betty Howe, Frances White, Pearl White, Jean Sothern, Elsie Baker, Evelyn Ferris, Dick Steward, Eddie Kaw, E. Coit Albertson, and Creighton Hale.

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