Fred Astaire and his wife Phyllis shortly after arriving in Hollywood in 1933 to begin his career in films. They drove him straight from the airport to MGM studios to make a quick appearance alongside Joan Crawford and Clark Gable in the movie Dancing Lady, before starting his contract at RKO. Just a few days prior, the couple had tied the knot in New York.
Harlem’s Rabbi Mordecai Herman (center) with the Moorish Zionist Temple congregation
photo by James Van Der Zee, 1929
Recent Acquisition – Photograph Collection
Richmond, Va., ca. 1920s.
Anderson Family Photograph Collection