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  • Collection: BP05 Rinkeries and Theatre Items No 25

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Newspaper cutting about 'Buy Jingo', a little trinket sold for good luck.

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Cartoon from an investment prospect for the Olympia skating rink in London. Depicts all members of a family skating while an older woman watches, and a rhyme:
"Everybody skates but mother,
She sits around all day,
Looking very cross as…

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Handwritten Index.

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Torn newspaper pages found in scrapbook. Different time period, probably 1930s.

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Newspaper cuttings about roller skating and skating rinks. Notes on a 'Carnival on skates'.

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Newspaper cuttings about roller skating and a photograph of Fred Scott, Allen Mitchell, Mabel Gandy, Oriol Bray, and Charles Day, skating instructors at the American Roller Skating rink, Glasgow.

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Photograph of a roller skating fall.

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Newspaper cuttings about roller skating and skating rinks. American Roller Skating Rink, Professor HA Simmons (expert skater) appearing.

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Newspaper cuttings about roller skating and skating rinks. Cinderella dance at Victoria Road skating rink.

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Newspaper cuttings about skating rinks in Glasgow and Birmingham, and article about Charities Day.

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Newspaper cuttings about skating rinks. American Roller Skating Rink had put on a 'Barnyard' carnival

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Newspaper cuttings about skating rinks.

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Newspaper cuttings about skating rinks.

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Newspaper cuttings about skating rinks. Glasgow Roller Skating Competition. Management of Victoria Rd American Roller Rink offer a present to the first couple married on skates.

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Newspaper cuttings about roller skating and skating rinks.

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Newspaper cuttings about roller skating, skating rinks at Glasgow, Rothesay, Crosshill, and skating rink business. Prospectus for the Brixton Skating Rink Ltd.

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks, tips for roller skating, case of racially-motivated exclusion from a skating rink in Birmingham, and case of false advertising against a skin cure product.

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Newspaper cuttings about roller skating and skating rinks, dance and competitions.

Handwritten letter.

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Newspaper cuttings about roller skating and skating rinks. Article about Lillian Franks, American girl skater who was performing in Hamilton, contests, and 'Cinderella' ball with skaters in evening dress.

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Newspaper cuttings about skating rinks and skating rink business. Includes note on AE Pickard's lease of a site on Cromwell Street with intention to build the Great Western skating rink. Also notes on rinks in Dunoon, Great Eastern Hotel, Dennistoun.

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Newspaper cuttings about skating rinks and skating rink business. Prospectus for the Rochdale Skating Rink, Ltd.

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks, including opening of the Olympia in Partick.

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks.

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Newspaper cutting about skating rinks.

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks and skating rink business. Prospectus for the British-American Skate Manufacturing Co.

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks and the Edinburgh Marine Gardens.

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks and the Edinburgh Marine Gardens, invitation card for the opening of the Ayr Pavilion skating rink, notice of plans for Govan skating rink,

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks and the Edinburgh Marine Gardens, plus an invitation card for the opening of the Ayr Pavilion skating rink.

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Newspaper cutting from the Daily Mail, prospectus for the London Olympia skating rink

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks. Prospectus for City Rink and Winter Gardens, Birmingham, and Olympia Skating Rink. Glasgow.

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks at Glasgow, Gourock, and Ayr, skating rink business, and Gallowgate carnival.

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks, including prospectus for the Aberdeen Skating Rink Co, Ayr Pavilion, and drawing of a new skating rink in Gourock, the Pavilion,

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks, abridged prospectus for Govan skating rink.

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Newspaper cuttings about Skating rinks: Olympia, Zoo, and West End Roller Rink, and discussion in the Council about lease of ground on Camphill Road for a Skating Rink and Cinematograph Hall. Some local citizens were opposed as it was close to…

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Newspaper cuttings about a dispute between the Kilmarnock Theatre Company and Robert Colburn Buchanan, plus an advert for film of the Kings derby by The Warwick Trading Co Ltd. listing the cinemas that had shown it, including the Panopticon

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Newspaper cuttings about a dispute between Harry Day (Day's Variety Agency) and music hall performer Adelaide Mary Cotton, plus cuttings both about and advertising the St Louis Coliseum MO.

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Newspaper cuttings about: a dispute between music hall performer Minnie Cunningham, Warden Ltd, and Dublin Theatre Co, plus cuttings about murder suspect Oscar Slater.

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Newspaper cuttings about: a murder case and suspect Oscar Slater, the sale of Perth Theatre, a clairvoyant advert, and report on an incident at the Theatre Royal Dublin where a performance of "An Englishman's Home" was interrupted by the audience…

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Newspaper cuttings about: the death of showman George Wombwell, Miss Maxine Elliott's New Theatre in New York, lucky charm Buy Jingo, the auction of a whale carcase, and ice on the Niagara River.

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Newspaper cuttings about waiting at the theatre door, and the death of showman George Wombwell.

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Newspaper cuttings about: the Royal Hippodrome and Opera house in Blackburn, advert for band Besses O' Th' Barn, piece about unnamed entertainer from England.

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Newspaper cuttings about: juggling, the obtaining of free theatre seats, the Glasgow Coliseum shareholders dividend, the death of showman George Wombwell, and an advert for stories of Harley the Hypnotist.

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Newspaper cuttings about: the suicide of theatre manager George Scott, a new music hall for Coatbridge, a fire at the Palace of Varieties in Aberdeen, plus a colouring in picture of an elephant.

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably music hall and theatre complaints. EH Bostock has acquired Victoria Hall Hamilton, new music hall being built in Coatbridge

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Newspaper cutting about Anniesland Hall, Glasgow.

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably the re-opening of the Grand Theatre formally the Prince of Wales Theatre, London.

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business: notably an article about memories of the Alhambra Theatre, London, Moss Empires planning expansion, and Lyceum Theatre Govan.

Newspaper cutting about the Ibrox roller skating rink and an advert for the Metropole Theatre.

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Newspaper cutting about the Ibrox roller skating rink and an advert for the Metropole Theatre in the form of a judicial summons.

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Newspaper cuttings about: a dispute between performer Mr Harry Relph and the London Animated Picture Company, an accident on stage at the Manchester Hippodrome, and a letter from Alexander Jack the Director of the New Century Theatre in Motherwell to…

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably the rowdy behaviour of music hall audiences, and court actions involving Richard Waldon of the Palace and the Pavilion Theatres, Glasgow, the Grand Theatre, and the Victoria…

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably the licences of Edinburgh theatres, banning of 'Salome' in Manchester, case against Moss Empires for slander, and notes on changing nature of music halls.

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably a dispute between Moss Empires Ltd and performer Marie Lloyd, and other similar cases involving barring clauses.

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business. Observations on audience behaviour in the gallery section of a theatre, sale of Glasgow's Queen Theatre/Star to Ralph Pringle, court case from Fred Karno regarding copyright of filmed…

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably the establishment of a UK national theatre, Lafayette at the Glasgow Pavilion, exhibitions of living statues in Paris, and the gallery section of a theatre.

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably a shareholder's meeting for Howard and Wyndham Ltd., a fire at the Drury Lane Theatre, London, and the establishment of a national theatre.

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably Moss Empires Ltd who had a meeting of shareholders and bought the Grand Theatre in Glasgow. Also variety artists' demand for a £2 weekly wage, court case involving boxer Tommy…

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably the procession of the Glasgow Theatrical and Vaudeville Charity Sports from the Theatre Royal to Ibrox Park, note about all-day cinematograph shows in Liverpool, and report from…

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably a competition run by E.H. Bostock to name a new elephant at his zoo in Glasgow, and financial position of the Grand Theatre

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably "200 raised by the Glasgow Theatrical and Vaudeville Charity Sports" and dispute between Oswald Stoll and the Variety Artists' Federation (VAF)

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Newspaper cuttings about general music hall news and business; notably "deadheads" (audience members with free tickets) and dispute between Oswald Stoll and his employees.

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Newspaper cuttings from Evening Citizen and the Era about charity sports and the business of Moss Empires Ltd. Letter to the editor from EH Bostock about reasons for his withdrawal from the charity event.

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Newspaper cuttings and letter from Fred A. Lumley, manufacturer of gymnastics apparatus and implements, about the Glasgow Theatrical and Charity Sports event which raised £210 for charities.

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Entry form for the Scottish Amateur Athletic Association

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Flyer about charity sports with list of events.

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Newspaper cuttings about charity sports.

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Newspaper profile of Mr Walter Freer, plus cuttings about actors performing in both music halls and theatres and the case of a man who slept for over three years.

Concert ticket.

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Handwritten index.

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Handwritten index.
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