|Title||Herb and the Boys, n.d. |
|Notes||Herb and the boys, as the signature on this photo reads, are probably Herb Wiedoeft and the Cinderella Roof Orchestra. |
Autograph on photo.
PH Coll 569.96
|Contextual Notes||Herb Wiedoeft and the Cinderella Roof Orchestra were a popular band during the 1920s, particularly on the West Coast, where they typically played at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Herb Wiedoeft played the trumpet. Wiedoeft died in 1928 in a car accident.|
Charles "Tiny" Burnett was known for his popular orchestra leadership in the Orpheum Circuit vaudeville theaters here from 1915-1933. Over the years, Burnett amassed a large collection of souvenir photographs from the performers with whom he worked. Many of the photographs are studio portraits signed with fond notes by the performers, who range from novelty acts and circus attractions to opera singers and silent film actors.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Musicians |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Theater--United States--History--19th century |
|Location Depicted||United States |
|Digital Collection||Society and Culture Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collection Division |
|Repository Collection||Charles "Tiny" Burnett photograph collection. PH Coll 569 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanner 1000x at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2010 |