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Brown family (Kentucky) : Brown Family Papers, 1918-1972

Correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, numerous group and portrait photographs, a scrapbook, travel and souvenir items and snapshots, relating to sisters Grace and Genevieve Brown, musicians who were members of three American all-girl bands between 1923 and 1932. A large part of the collection consists of photographs of the bands and the performers: Harry Waiman and the Debutantes, the Parisian Red Heads and the Ingenues, as well as numerous small travel photographs Also a small collection of brother McAuliffe’s World War I memorabilia including a very dramatic small journal kept during battle in 1918.
Extent: 2.6 linear feet - (4 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Music, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Brown Family
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The Brown Family Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room (Priority III).