A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a female dancer in costume performing on stage. She is depicted in profile, facing a man who is hanging from the trunk of a partially depicted, fake, palm tree on the left side of the image. She is wearing a satiny bikini lined with sequins, elbow length white gloves, and a long feather plume in her hair. Her arms are raised above her head and her body is pushed up against the man’s proper left leg. The man is depicted with his arms wrapped around the trunk of the palm tree. His knees are raised, his feet are off of the ground, and the proper right side of his face is pressed against the tree trunk. He wears an expression of comical fear on his face. He is wearing a light collared shirt, medium toned tie, dark pants, and dark suspenders. In the mid-ground, on the right side of the image, is a man in a medium toned suit and tie, holding a microphone, and looking towards the dancer and the man hanging from the tree trunk. In the background are four bandstands with seated musicians behind them. The block text on each bandstand reads, [JOSE / CURBELO], with a graphic of a grand piano between the first and last names. An inscription in blue ink, written in the center of the image reads, [To my baby LaurE / All my love / (part of it anyway) / [---?]ni]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.
An advertisement card for Club 845's Gala Holiday Revue. The card is printed on white paper with scalloped edges. At the top of the card is the text, [THE HENRY LETANG DANCERS / Laurie, Blanche, Serena, Birdie, Shirley & Selma]. Below is a black-and-white image of The Henry LeTang Dancers at Club 845, posing in matching costumes. Each of the six (6) women is wearing a large scalloped headpiece, a crop top with winged shoulders, and a long skirt with an embellished waist that opens in front. The women are depicted standing in a semicircle, facing the viewer, with their hands holding the front of their skirts open and with one leg extended forward. Laura Cathrell is the performer depicted on the far left side of the image. The two women in the center are standing back-to-back and the rest of the women are turned slightly towards the center. A large number of tables are set up behind the women. Each table is covered with a tablecloth and set with two (2) chairs. Below the image is additional text that reads, [CLUB 845 Invites You to Join Us / Every weekend beginning December / 16th when we present -- / OUR GALA HOLIDAY REVUE / Produced by HENRY LETANG-- / --STARRING -- / Johnny Hudgins, .. Pantomine[sic] Commedian[sic] / Judy Gardener, .. Her Song & Accordian[sic] / Naomi Price, .. Mistress of Ceremonies / THE HENRY LETANG DANCERS / Dancing to the Music of / EDGAR SAMSON & His ORCHESTRA]. The back of the card is blank.
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a stage performance with a band, dancers, and singer against a large backdrop. The backdrop features several, large caricatured instrumentalists playing brass instruments, stringed instruments, and a woodwind instrument, along a long checkered hallway that has been painted in linear perspective. The band is arranged along the back of the stage, with most members sitting behind individual music stands. Front and center on the stage is a male singer standing at a microphone. He is depicted wearing a light colored suit. Three (3) female dancers, in matching short dress costumes with large bows on their heads, are depicted on each side of the singer. All six (6) of the dancers are posed with their hands held towards the right edge of the image. The dancers’ proper left legs are crossed over their right legs. There are six (6) signatures in blue ink on the front of the image, scattered throughout the lower portion of the image. There are no inscriptions on the back.
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a woman jumping. The woman is centrally depicted with her proper right side facing the viewer. Her arms and legs are fully extended out and is caught mid-leap. She wears a white dress and metallic, wedge sandals. On the left side of the image, two-thirds of the way from the bottom, is a bass player. Both people are on a stage with a seated audience in the background, seen in the lower right quadrant. On the reverse, in the center, is an inscription handwritten in blue ink that reads, [Alice Sjôblom / Hästholmsvägen 10 / Stockholm].