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Name Allen, Gracie
Spouse Burns, George
Occupation Stage, film, radio and television entertainer
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Image of Digital images, program: Baseball Centennial Hoboken, New Jersey, June 19, 1946. - Program

Digital images, program: Baseball Centennial Hoboken, New Jersey, June 19, 1946. - Program

Digital images, program: Baseball Centennial Hoboken, New Jersey, June 19, 1946. Original scanned here was a photocopy of an original program which was a single folio, 7" x 10" high, [4] pp. The photocopy consisted of two 8-1/2" x 11" leaves with a single page image per side, [4]pp. Collation not indicated: images are placed in an order suggested by visible edges and fold marks.

Image of Ad, Lipton Tea, 6: celebrity endorsement ads for Lipton Tea; clipped various magazines, 1944 + 1945.  - Ad, Magazine

Ad, Lipton Tea, 6: celebrity endorsement ads for Lipton Tea; clipped various magazines, 1944 + 1945. - Ad, Magazine

Six motion picture stars celebrity endorsement advertisements for Lipton Tea, 1944 and 1945. Printed magazine advertisements clipped from unidentified publications; all are printed in full color; size circa 5-1/2" wide x 10-1/2" high with irregularly clipped edges. Lipton Tea was a product of Thomas J. Lipton, Inc., which was based in Hoboken at this time. All were movie stars at some time, but not all were promoting a current film. 1: 1944. Barbara Stanwyck, starring in "Double Indemnity." 2: 1944. Betty Hutton, starring in "And The Angels Sing." 3: 1944. Veronica Lake, starring in "The Hour Before the Dawn." 4. 1945. Jeanette MacDonald. 5. 1945. Gary Cooper, producer - star of

Image of Record: Maxwell House Coffee Time with George Burns & Gracie Allen. Volume 1. - Record, Phonograph

Record: Maxwell House Coffee Time with George Burns & Gracie Allen. Volume 1. - Record, Phonograph

Record: Maxwell House Coffee Time with George Burns & Gracie Allen. Volume 1. Original Radio Broadcasts. Produced by George Garabedian. Mark 56 Records, Anaheim, CA., copyright 1973. 12" 33 rpm phonographic record with album sleeve. They were the hosts of this radio show from 1945-1949. Record label is printed "Original Radio Broadcast" not the plural "Broadcasts" as on the sleeve (as this was "Volume 1" the sleeve may refer to the intention of broadcasts as part of future volumes.) No date of the broadcast is given. Not played. The comedians were in Hoboken on June 19, 1946 as part of the celebration of the centennial of baseball as played at Elysian Fields. Maxwell House Coffee was t

Image of Maxwell House Coffee, Regular Grind, 1 lb jar, Hoboken et al, n.d, ca. 1945-1949. - Jar

Maxwell House Coffee, Regular Grind, 1 lb jar, Hoboken et al, n.d, ca. 1945-1949. - Jar

Maxwell House Coffee, Regular Grind, 1 pound glass jar. General Foods Corp., New York.; Roasted and packed by Maxwell House Division of General Foods Corporation, Hoboken, N.J.; Houston, Texas; Los Angeles, California; Jacksonville, Florida. No date, circa 1945-1949. Clear glass (leather grained molded surface above and below label), 4" diameter x 6" high; printed paper wrap-around label; metal screw lid. Contents present (original?); jar lid is tight; unable to verify that the ground coffee present is the product made in the 1940s. Lid top imprinted: George Burns and Gracie Allen. Two Great Stars in a Great Radio Show! Thursday Night, NBC, Maxwell House Coffee Time. While unknown i

Image of A Nice Tavern: Remembering the Continental Hotel and the Union Club. Recollections of Paul Samperi. - Pamphlet

A Nice Tavern: Remembering the Continental Hotel and the Union Club. Recollections of Paul Samperi. - Pamphlet

A Nice Tavern: Remembering the Continental Hotel and the Union Club. Recollections of Paul Samperi. Hoboken: The Hoboken Oral History Project, 2008. 1st edition thus. 8vo booklet, illustrated, pp. [ii], 38 plus cover. Ten copies. Seventeenth in the series of chapbooks titled: Vanishing Hoboken: The Hoboken Oral History Project. A project of The Friends of the Hoboken Public Library and the Hoboken Historical Museum. Chapbook published by the Museum under project grant. Interview conducted by daughter Patricia Samperi on April 27, 2007. Transcript of interview is on file at the Hoboken Public Library.

Image of B+W photo of cake cutting ceremony for Baseball Centennial Celebration, Hoboken, June 19, 1946. - Print, Photographic

B+W photo of cake cutting ceremony for Baseball Centennial Celebration, Hoboken, June 19, 1946. - Print, Photographic

Black-and-white photo of the cake cutting ceremony for Baseball Centennial Celebration, Hoboken, June 19, 1946. 8" x 10" modern copy print, circa 1996. Reverse is blank. (This item is from records compiled for and used in preparation of activities for Hoboken Baseball Day 1996, the 150th anniversary of a noted game played in Hoboken.) A typical posed publicity photograph. Event was held at Meyers Hotel, Hoboken. Cake was donated by General Foods Corporation, the parent of Maxwell House Coffee; its Hoboken factory was on the site of the former Elysian Fields where the 1846 game being commemorated was played. Left to right: Albert B. "Happy" Chandler (holding knife; Commissioner of