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Donna Darling Collection – Part 12

Family Photos #1 – Russell, Donna, & Sammy Treasure Chest Thursday by Don Taylor This week I took a look at ten photos from the Donna Darling Collection. Unfortunately, three of the photos were blurry or otherwise unusable. Of the … Continue reading

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Al Ringling Theatre – Bathing Beauty Revue

Donna Darling Collection – Part 10 Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor For this week’s Treasure Chest Tuesday, I’m looking at a clipping from the Donna Darling Collection Bathing Beauty Revue Al Ringling Theatre Key features: The venue is the … Continue reading

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Donna Darling and the Boys

Donna Darling Collection – Part 7 Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor The searching, the hunt to understand a page, a photo from the Donna Darling Collection is always fun. Item #7 of the collection is a photograph of Donna … Continue reading

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Donna and the Balalaika – 1926

Donna Darling Collection – Part 5 Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor Item #5 of the Donna Darling Collection is a photograph. Actually, it is two photographs of Donna with a stringed instrument that I consider one item. One of … Continue reading

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Donna Darling and Earle

Donna Darling Collection – Part 3 We know that Donna had a show advertised as “Donna Darling and Earle in a Song and Dance Romance” in 1924. The Standiford Studio in Louisville, Kentucky took this photo entitled, “Donna Darling and Earle.” … Continue reading

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Donna in Bridgeport, CT, at Poli’s – June 30-July 2, 1927

Donna in Bridgeport, CT, at Poli’s – June 30-July 2, 1927. We know Donna played in Warren, PA, in early May, but don’t know where she, Sammy, and Hal Dixon were until the played at Poli’s Theater in Bridgeport, CT … Continue reading

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Donna in Dallas, TX, at the Melba Theatre – July 20-26, 1924

I was cleaning up my computer files and came across an old directory, “/From old Compaq.” I switched to Mac in 2008, so I didn’t hold much hope that anything I found there would be of help. Was I ever … Continue reading

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Donna in Hamilton, OH, at the Palace Theater – March 22-25, 1925

Wagon Advertisement for the Palace TheatreIn front of the Palace Theatre, 1920 * Photo via Photobucket  I haven’t figured out exactly where Donna was before she played at the Palace Theater in Hamilton, Ohio, on March 22nd to March 25th, … Continue reading

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Donna Darling – May 17-18, 1924 – Babcock Theatre, Billings, MT

Donna Darling in Billings, MT, at the Babcock Theatre – Date: May 17-18, 1924 I’m still looking to find more about Donna’s time in the Spring of 1924. I know she was in Bridgeport, CT in early February but have … Continue reading

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Madonna Mae Montran (1893-1976)

52 Ancestors #7 — Madonna Mae Montran (1893-1976) Madonna’s Early Life Madonna’s life is defined by her names.  Every part of her incredible life is defined by the name she used.   Only known photo of Madonna as a child. Madonna … Continue reading

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