Ransom Center presents "Vaudeville!" opening day

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"Vaudeville!" opening reception
Gelatin silver print of Nadia Miller taken in the Daguerre Studio, Chicago, ca. 1910. Popular Entertainment Collection, Harry Ransom Center. Photo courtesy of Ransom Center

This exhibition reveals the story of where American entertainment all began. Discover classic vaudeville performances that included comic sketches, magic, acrobatics, animal tricks, celebrity appearances and more. See documents, photographs, artifacts and manuscripts related to some of Vaudeville’s best-known performers - Harry Houdini, Mae West, W. C. Fields, Bert Williams, George M. Cohan, Burns & Allen, Tony Pastor, the Nicholas Brothers, Barbette, and others.

The exhibit will be on display through July 15. 

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Harry Ransom Center
300 W. 21st St. University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712

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Admission is free.