College Point, New York: Not Published, 1884. Manuscript. Not Bound. Very Good. Item #26714
A dozen pieces of material, relating to the conduct of this entertainment business in College Point, a section of Queens in New York City. All items for various 1884 dates; (5) are from Oppenheimer & Co., Job Printers, publishers of "Long Island Central Zeitung" and "Long Island Reporter" from March to November of 1884, for printing hundreds (and one order for a 1000) invitations, dancing orders, programs; on the printers' business letterhead, 4th Ave between 17th & 18th streets in NYC. (with) (2) receipts, handwritten, addressed to the Club for purchases of a tambourine, a play, sheet music, a "book for Sec.' & for Treas., and for a "...piece of Music (We'll raise dat roof to night)" paid by W.A. Mangler. The Club also purchased a "false face & Postage", another tambourine, "burnt cork"; 2 boxes of powder, a play, "Who's the Actor" and groups of music; these (3) small receipts all signed for by stage manager G.A.S. Weiner. Also including a generic "Receipt" for music furnished to the club by Chas. Bollen and the club paid Geo. B. Plitt for "one syringe." Various paper sizes, 4"x 8" and smaller; light wear, fold lines; in very good condition; night club, theater & dancing business history for New York City.