Front cover image for Leone Cass Baer photographs collection, 1910-1923

Leone Cass Baer photographs collection, 1910-1923

Leone Cass Baer (Collector)
The collection consists primarily of autographed publicity portraits of music, theater, and movie personalities, given to Leone Cass Baer, drama critic and writer for the Oregonian newspaper, 1910-1923. A few are unsigned, including a photographic print on postcard stock of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Houdini and a few movie stills and scenes from theater productions. In addition to Houdini, prominent performers whose autographed portraits are featured in the collection include Julian Eltidge, Douglas Fairbanks, Clark Gable, Mary Pickford, Lillian Russell, Ernesite Schumann-Heinck, Laurette Taylor, and Sophie Tucker, among others. Some autographs are dated; other dates listed are dates the photographs were made. The photographers represented include many studios specializing in publicity portraits of performers throughout the United States. Includes film stills
Image, English, 1910