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Wrigley, William 1861-1932

Overview
Works: 29 works in 36 publications in 1 language and 814 library holdings
Genres: Archives  Biography  Miscellanea 
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Most widely held works by William Wrigley
Miscellaneous pamphlets, etc. relating to William Wrigley( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

William Wrigley Residence, Catalina Island, Calif( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

William Wrigley's beautiful two-story, L-shaped home rests atop a grassy hill, overlooking Avalon and beyond. The sprawling residence boasts of numerous windows, each facing magnificent views of the island, several dormers, a number of balconies, and lush landscape. An American flag waves majestically at the top of the stairs
Close-up view of the Catalina Casino entrance, view 4( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

View 4: Close-up view of the Catalina Casino and its main entrance, which is completely lit, showing the interior foyer; photograph was taken at night. The island's famous landmark opened in 1929, and is located at 1 Casino Way on Santa Catalina Island
Buddy Rogers and his Orchestra at the Catalina Ballroom by Gene's Photo & Rock Shop( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interior view of the Catalina Casino Ballroom, also known as Avalon Ballroom, located inside the Catalina Casino building. Pictured are Buddy Rogers (standing) along with his fabulous orchestra. A long list of notable Big Bands entertained visitors in the Casino Ballroom from its grand opening on May 29, 1929 and continuing for 28 years, filling the ballroom every night during the summer season. Among these bands were: Glen Miller, Jan Garber, Harry James, Kay Kaiser, Jimmy Dorsey, Bob Crosby, Woody Herman, Dick Jurgens, and Jimmy Grier, just to name a few. The island's famous Art Deco landmark opened in 1929, and is located at 1 Casino Way on Santa Catalina Island
Interior view of the Catalina Ballroom by Gene's Photo & Rock Shop( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interior view of the Catalina Casino Ballroom, also known as Avalon Ballroom, located inside the Catalina Casino building. An arching, fifty-foot ceiling with five Tiffany chandeliers, an elevated stage, raised seating areas surround the dance floor, which had numerous round tables set up when this photograph was taken. The island's famous Art Deco landmark opened in 1929, and is located at 1 Casino Way on Santa Catalina Island
View from Wrigley Residence, Catalina Island, Calif( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

William Wrigley's beautiful two-story, L-shaped home rests atop a grassy hill, overlooking Avalon and beyond. Small houses as well as various tourist-oriented businesses, office buildings and several larger apartment complexes are nestled in the hills. The first Catalina Casino, Sugarloaf Rock, and numerous small boats are visible at the edge of the bay on the right, surrounded by the sea on three sides
Dedication ceremony at Wrigley Field, Los Angeles( Visual )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photograph shows actress Esther Williams, Sheriff E. Biscailuz, and Mayor Fletcher Bowron, standing on Wrigley Field in Los Angeles, during a dedication ceremony. A record-breaking crowd was present at the dedication, which appears to have been done prior to the Los Angeles Angels game against the Seattle Indians, as confirmed by an opposing team player seen walking in the background
Interior view of the Avalon Theatre and stage( Visual )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interior view of the Avalon Theatre and stage, which are located inside the Catalina Casino building. Seen along the walls are John Gabriel Beckman's murals, as well as the original fire curtain from the 1929 opening, with a mural titled "The Flight of Fancy Westward". The island's famous Art Deco landmark opened in 1929, and is located at 1 Casino Way on Santa Catalina Island
Clarence Rowland (Pants Rowland) papers by Clarence Henry Rowland( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, financial materials, printed materials, contracts, and other papers of Clarence "Pants" Rowland, manager of the Chicago White Sox baseball team (1915-1918), and owner, manager, umpire, and executive of other teams over the years. Correspondence is mostly between Rowland and Philip K. Wrigley and William Wrigley (ca. 1940-1960). Topics include the Los Angeles Baseball Club, life insurance, game attendance, raising box prices, game schedules, uniforms, training, and cost cutting. Also included is correspondence regarding buying war bonds on behalf of the Pacific Coast Baseball League, thank you notes, and fan mail. Newspaper clippings mostly relate to Rowland, players, leagues, and keeping players out of the draft (1954-1955). Printed materials include statistic booklets, programs, and a 1915 annual tour booklet. Also included are statements to the press, game attendance statistics, comparative figures for seasons 1942 and 1943, and the 1961 constitution of the Association of Professional Ball Players of America. A scrapbook of newspaper clippings and photographs is also present
[First flight cover : to] H. Bauer( )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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William Wrigley, Jr. : the founder of Wrigley's gumThe life of William Wrigley, Jr., and the beginning of Wrigley's chewing gumThe life of William Wrigley, Jr. and the story of Wrigley's chewing gum
Alternative Names
William Wrigley American businessman (1861-1932)

William Wrigley Jr

William Wrigley Jr Amerikaans ondernemer (1861-1932)

William Wrigley junior US-amerikanischer Industrieller

Wrigley, William 1861-1932 Jr

Wrigley, William, Jr., 1861-1932

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