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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Music Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1924
Scope and Content
Song titles include: Cabaret.
Collection
Archives
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1924
Part Of
Music Collection
Responsibility
artist/s, Dumbells
Physical Description
sheet music
Scope and Content
Song titles include: Cabaret.
Notes
See Accessions data base by same accession number
On cover: "Capt. M.W. Plunkett presents the Dumbells sixth annual review in 'Ace High'" by Jay Whidden and Eddie Fields.
Sung by Ben Allen.
The Dumbells performed during WWI and included much cross-dressing, especially Ross Hamilton
Storage Location
12.2.7
Places
Canada
Ontario
Toronto
Manufacturer / Distributor Notes
Toronto, ON Canada : Leo Feist
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
1997-020
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City of Toronto Archives photograph collection

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1908-1975
Scope and Content
File consists of copy prints of photographs originating from the City of Toronto Archives. Depicted are: nude boys receiving swimming instruction at the Don River, from the James Collection (01) ; nude boys at the Don River, 1908, from the James Collection (02)-(03); corner of Yonge Street and Dund…
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Collection
Archives
Material Type
Graphic material
Date Range
1908-1975
Part Of
Photograph Collection
Creator
James & Son (Toronto, Ont.)
James, Norman
James, W.
Item Number
1982-175/01P(01)-(11)
Physical Description
12 photographs : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm and smaller
Physical Condition
Several of the prints are in poor PhysicalCondition.
Scope and Content
File consists of copy prints of photographs originating from the City of Toronto Archives. Depicted are: nude boys receiving swimming instruction at the Don River, from the James Collection (01) ; nude boys at the Don River, 1908, from the James Collection (02)-(03); corner of Yonge Street and Dundas Street, Toronto, KK Books located at extreme left, ca. 1975 [circa], from the White Collection (04); Turner's Turkish Baths and lockers, Centre Island, Toronto, Aug. 1928, (05)-(08); St. Charles Tavern, Yonge Street, Toronto, ca. 1970, from the White Collection (09); Les Cavaliers Steak House and Jojo's, Church Street and Granby Street, Toronto, ca. 1971, from the Planning Board Collection (10); 164 Richmond Street West and York Street, Toronto, ca. 1910, broadside reads : "The Gay World / Hanson Burlesque", from the James Collection (11)-(12).
Notes
Title and subject information from inscriptions on prints and from content of images.
Several prints from this accession are missing or were culled.
Storage Location
Photograph Collection Box 3
Places
Canada
Ontario
Toronto
Access Restrictions
Print requests obtainable from The City Of Toronto Archives.
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
1982-175
Images
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Collection
Newspaper Index
Material Type
Column
Date Published
1927
Author
Duke Gaylord
Collection
Newspaper Index
Material Type
Column
Date Published
1927
Author
Duke Gaylord
Source Publication
Tab
Issue
1972-Jan-15
Page Number
p.8
Personal Name
Hisslop, George
Taylor, Bob
Kriss, Frank
Corporate Name
The Bay House
CHAT
August Club
Pilot Tavern
Ford Hotel
Beau Brummel Pub
Bacchus Tavern
Nile Room
Places
Toronto
Ontario
Canada
Significance
Gossip
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Music Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1921
Scope and Content
Song titles include: Lil' old granny mine. 5th annual review
Collection
Archives
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1921
Part Of
Music Collection
Responsibility
artist/s, Dumbells
Physical Description
sheet music
Scope and Content
Song titles include: Lil' old granny mine. 5th annual review
Notes
See accessions data base
On cover: Sure I'd love to see Capt M.W. Plunkett present the Dumbells in "Cheerio"
The Dumbells performed during WWI and included much cross-dressing
Storage Location
12.2.7
Places
Canada
Ontario
Toronto
Manufacturer / Distributor Notes
Toronto, ON Canada : Leo Feist
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
1998-008
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Oh! It's a lovely war.

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Music Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1921
Scope and Content
Song titles include: Oh! It's a lovely war.
Collection
Archives
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1921
Part Of
Music Collection
Responsibility
artist/s, Dumbells
Physical Description
sheet music
Scope and Content
Song titles include: Oh! It's a lovely war.
Notes
See Accessions database
On cover: Featured by Red Newton of the Dumbells in "Biff, bing, bang," by J.P. Long and Maurice Scott
The Dumbells performed during WWI and included much cross-dressing, especially Ross Hamilton
Storage Location
12.2.7
Places
Canada
Ontario
Toronto
Manufacturer / Distributor Notes
Toronto, ON Canada : Leo Feist
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
1997-020
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Photographs of James Fraser

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
[1926, 1978, 1984]
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of James Fraser taken at a Lesbian and Gay Pride Day in Toronto (Grange Park). Fraser is wearing a Canadian Gay Archives t-shirt. Fraser is standing at the Canadian Gay Archives booth. Two copies of Fraser with lover Alan Fetterley (later owner of Back Door Baths), Spr…
Collection
Archives
Material Type
Graphic material
Date Range
[1926, 1978, 1984]
Part Of
Photograph Collection
Creator
Miller Alan and others
Item Number
1986-009/01P(01)-(08)
Physical Description
8 photographs : col. ; 12.4 x 8.8 cm
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of James Fraser taken at a Lesbian and Gay Pride Day in Toronto (Grange Park). Fraser is wearing a Canadian Gay Archives t-shirt. Fraser is standing at the Canadian Gay Archives booth.
Two copies of Fraser with lover Alan Fetterley (later owner of Back Door Baths), Spring 1978
Two photographs of James Fraser and Oberlin College CGA volunteer (Ralph Buchalter) taken at Alan Miller's apartment IN 1978
Two photographs of the interior of the men's lavatory, Wards Island, June 18, 1926
Two young lesbians lying on sidewalk, one holding a pole [Pride Day photo taken between 1981 and 1984, see Wilde '82 buttons on James' chest]
Storage Location
Photograph Collection Box 4
Places
Canada
Ontario
Toronto
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
1986-009
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Since ma's gone crazy over cross word puzzles

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Music Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1921
Scope and Content
Song titles include: Since ma's gone crazy over cross word puzzles. 6th annual review
Collection
Archives
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1921
Part Of
Music Collection
Responsibility
artist/s, Dumbells
Physical Description
sheet music
Scope and Content
Song titles include: Since ma's gone crazy over cross word puzzles. 6th annual review
Notes
See accessions data base
On cover: Capt M.W. Plunkett presents the Dumbells Sixth Annual Review in "Oh yes"
The Dumbells performed during WWI and included much cross-dressing, especially Ross Hamilton
Storage Location
12.2.7
Places
Canada
Ontario
Toronto
Manufacturer / Distributor Notes
Toronto, ON Canada : Leo Feist
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
1997-020
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Toronto gay taverns, 1920s-1960s

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Photograph Collection
Description Level
File
Date Range
[reproduced 199-]
Scope and Content
Photoprints relating to the production of "Jim loves Jack" by David Adkin Productions, the story of Canada's first gay activist, James Egan, and his lover, John Norris Nesbit Photographs include: Jim and Jack at home and as Grand Marshalls at Toronto Pride Day parade, Hotel Breadalbane (later Parks…
Collection
Archives
Material Type
Graphic material
Date Range
[reproduced 199-]
Part Of
Photograph Collection
Creator
Ali Kazimi
City of Toronto James collection
Item Number
1996-063/01P
Responsibility
Adkin, David
Physical Description
21 photographs : b&w ; 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Photoprints relating to the production of "Jim loves Jack" by David Adkin Productions, the story of Canada's first gay activist, James Egan, and his lover, John Norris Nesbit
Photographs include: Jim and Jack at home and as Grand Marshalls at Toronto Pride Day parade, Hotel Breadalbane (later Parkside Tavern), Hotel Metropole, Chez Paree, Hotel Municipal (exterior & interior), Savarin Hotel (exterior & interior), Letros - all bar and street photos from the City of Toronto Archives, James Collection
Storage Location
Photograph collection Box 40
Places
Canada
Ontario
Toronto
Description Level
File
Accession Number
1996-063
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