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Actors -- Portraits -- Maine

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

NA 2573, photograph, p14376, circa 1930

 Item — Photograph NA 2573
Photo Description

Sepia portait of Apid Elk, (Winifred Gertrude Nelson) posing wearing a silver Navajo squash blossom necklace and rings, circa 1930s. She is wearing a fringed but plain dress as she holds a small, painted storm cloud drum or thunder drum and beater. Her brows are tweezed pencil thin and her hair is cut in a short bob. The blue, ballpoint pen inscription reads: "To Mollidelliss from her Sis. Lot of Luck and success to the future. Love, Apid."

Dates: circa 1930

NA 2573, photograph, p14381, circa 1920-1930

 Item — Photograph NA 2573
Photo Description

Sepia portrait of Darly (Mildred Philomena Nelson), wearing a Plains-style chief's headdress and a fringed leather bralette. The image, circa 1930s displays the lettering "Progress N.Y." scratched into the lower left corner. In the 1930s Darly toured Europe with a troupe of Native American performers. She performed under the name "Little Deer." The back of the portrait is stamped, "Great Centennial Follies."

Dates: circa 1920-1930

Theater in Portland (Me.) Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0353
Scope and Contents

The collection records the history of theater in Portland, Maine. It consists of photographs of some 1000 actors and actresses in their various stage roles, of theatrical buildings in Portland, of playbills, of press clippings, of advertisements.

Dates: 1804-1936