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Object Name Program
Date October 1908
Title The Richmond Theatre
Description Theater program, printed in black ink on off-white paper. Program is 4 sheets of paper folded and stapled to make 8 pages. Printed on the front cover: "TELEPHONE 734 TOMPKINSVILLE / THE RICHMOND / THEATRE / STAPLETON, S.I., N.Y. / Week of October 5, 1908 / CONNESS & EDWARDS / STOCK COMPANY / PRESENTING / 'IN THE BISHOP'S CARRIAGE.' / THE TURCK PRINTSHOP - ROSEBANK." In the center of the inscription is a photo portrait of a man, with inscription "MR. EDWIN MIDDLETON." Handwritten inscription on the cover in Alice Austen's handwriting: "Oct. 5 - 1908." The interior pages contain the Cast of Characters, advertisements for local businesses, and information about the theater.
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
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.
Earliest Date 1908
Latest Date 1908
Maker Turck Printshop
Material Paper
Subjects Theater programs
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Austen, E. Alice
Catalog Number 45.002.0064
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, October 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.