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Object Name Program
Date January 31, 1893
Title A Musical Evening
Description Printed program, maroon ink on beige card stock. Printed on the front: "A MUSICAL EVENING / AT THE / GERMAN CLUB ROOMS, / TUESDAY, JANUARY THIRTY-FIRST, / 1893, / AT EIGHT O'CLOCK. / Under the auspices of the Richmond County Board of Women / Managers of the World's Fair." The two interior pages are both titled "PROGRAMME." and contain a program of musical numbers to be performed. The left-hand page has a handwritten inscription in Alice Austen's handwriting: "With / Trude & Sam / Awfully poor." Printed on the back: "COMMITTEE ON MUSIC. / MRS. S.D. STEPHENS. / CHAIRMAN. / ..."
(Keywords: New York)
Acquisition From Alice Austen
Ownership and History This program is part of a collection of personal items that came to the Staten Island Historical Society from photographer Alice Austen in 1945.

The German Club was located in Stapleton, Staten Island. The inscription "Trude & Sam" refers to Alice Austen's friend Trude Eccleston and most likely Trude's brother Samuel.
Earliest Date 1893
Latest Date 1893
Material Paper
Subjects Programs
Performances
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Austen, E. Alice
Catalog Number 45.002.0055
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, August 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.