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Personal narratives, American
|Named Person:||Genevieve Brown; Grace Brown; McAuliffe Brown; Brown family.|
|Material Type:||Manuscript, Picture|
|Document Type:||Archival Material, Book, Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library); Newberry Library.|
|Notes:||Use the link to the finding aid for a fuller description of collection contents that explains the use of the name and subject terms appearing in this catalog record.|
|Description:||2.6 linear feet (4 boxes and 1 oversize box)|
The papers contain correspondence from the three Brown children to their mother. A few photographs and a small journal kept by McAuliffe includes some details of his experiences on the front lines in World War I. There are numerous individual and group photographs of the three all-girl orchestras that Grace and Genevieve performed with - Harry Waiman and the Debutantes, the Parisian Red Heads and the Ingenues. Letters and postcards sent home provide details of their travels. Numerous travel photographs, postcards and other ephemera collected while the Brown sisters were on tour are also included, and the scrapbook contains many clippings with reviews of their performances.
- Brown, Genevieve, -- 1903-1971.
- Brown, Grace, -- 1901-1990.
- Brown, McAuliffe, -- 1889-1963.
- Brown family.
- Harry Waiman and His Debutantes.
- Parisian Red Heads.
- Ziegfeld follies.
- Bands (Music)
- Jazz -- 1921-1930.
- Jazz -- 1931-1940.
- Women jazz musicians -- United States.
- Women musicians -- United States.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American.
- Manuscripts, American.