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Jeanette Heller fonds
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Ballet

File contains a newspaper clipping pertaining to Celia Franca's death and Baryshnikov bringing Swan Lake to TOPA, an American Ballet Theatre program with a sheet insertion pertaining to tour expenses, notes for a performance of A Midsummer Ni...

Correspondence : Muriel Palmer

File consists of correspondence pertaining to the death of Heller's mother, the 'gay nineties' chorus photograph in the Globe and Mail's newsletter, and contains the April 1958 issue of “The Inside Story: about the people who p...

Education : certificates and report cards

File contains certificate for typewriting and penmanship, an honorary citizen certificate from the Governing Board of Boys Town, Toronto public school certificate of honor (regularity, punctuality of attendance, and good attendance), Collegiate In...

Ephemera

File includes an issue of “The Canadian : Missing History : Tracking down the homes of our PMs” by the Toronto Star (20 May 1978) and newspaper clippings pertaining to figs and an evaluation of thirty-two presidents.

Jeanette Heller fonds

  • F0542
  • Fonds
  • 1907-2011, 1930-1965 predominant

Fonds documents Jeanette Heller's activities as a dancer and career in entertainment with records primarily pertaining to her life as a Roxyette (Rockette), USO troupe dancer during World War II and the Korean War, and employee of many dance ...

Heller, Jeanette

Jewish community

File contains Globe and Mail article “Cruelty to Jews seen in Toronto (11 January 1944) which references Heller as Miss JH, a Christmas carton titled “seasoned greetings from Yenta Claus”, a booklet on the history of Israel's seafarers, trave...

Jewish community

File contains newspaper clippings including an article on the Royal Canadian Henley with a picture featuring Aubrey Heller and an article written by Mark Heller in the Globe and Mail, an issue of the Ontario Urban Development Institute (vol. 1, is...

Les Folies

File contains photocopied newspaper articles, a photocopy of a pin up photo of Heller, and a print of “The spirit of maimnoides” signed by Harry Shapiro.

Maps

File contains a map of Korea (1945), British Railways (1961), Urugay and Brazil (ca. 1961?), the United States (ca. 1937?), Railway map of Japan (1946), Latest Map of the United States (ca. 1930S?), and the Military Map of the United States by the...

News clipping : Coliseum Chorus pageant

Items consists of article from the Toronto Daily Start titled “'Mid dazzling lights and a riot of color, coliseum chorus born” about the CNE which features a photo of Heller (uncredited).

News clippings and correspondence

File includes material pertaining to Red Skeleton, Jewry, and health, and also includes addresses of individuals, cartoons, and collected ephemera.

Pension credit

Item consists of table calculating years of service, salaries, and pension credit from 1969 to 1979.

Photo album 1

File contains collected ephemera including a calendar and a signed head shot from Darleen Valentine.

Photo album 1 : cartoons

File includes correspondence, photocopies, news clippings, and photographs of Fred and Shirley Lasswell (Snuffy Smith)(Red Ryder).

Photo album 2

File includes photographs of USO Unit 944 in Tokyo and Hospital Unit , Heller in Toronto, Dorothy Harber, and Niagara Falls.

Photo album 2

File includes newspaper clipping of Mrs. Lena Heller's (mother) obituary and train and bus tickets. File includes photographs of Jeanette Heller, Tamara Venmar (Costumer at the American Ballet Theatre), Central Park, New Jersey, and Florida, ...

Photo album 2

File includes a postcard of a ship, WNEW-TV production staff Jerry Lewis Telethon name badge, invitation to the Theatre Guild of American Repertory Company to a reception from the Swedish-American Society of Stockholm, and photographs of Madrid, ...

Photo album 2

File includes photographs of the Kesselman family,Zoe Forino, Cory Glassman, and Mark Heller.

Photo album 2

File includes photographs of the Roxyettes and Jeanette Heller taken at the Beverley Hills Country Club, Camden, Chicago, Toronto, Philadelphia, and New York City.

Photo album 2

File includes an invitation from the Ambassador of the United States to members of the Theatre Guild American Repertory Company and photographs of Miami Beach, New York, Gale Sondergaard from the “Best of Everything” soap opera, Eugene Heller, Wi...

Photo album 2

File includes a newspaper clipping of Heller children in the Toronto Star, a greeting card from the Krasnows, TOPA, Laurus Miller, Dorothy Cohen, Toronto, Florida, Niagara Falls, the American Ballet Theatre, the Kowakien Hakone Hotel in Japan, On...

Photo album 2

File includes photographs of TOPA, National Ballet of Spain, Lisa Glassman, Jamie Glassman, Mickey Heller, Lula Franklin, Barbara Heller, the Rabinowitz Caplan wedding, BOCA, Graham Langer, the Strawberry Festival, and Fred's honorary doctora...

Photo album 2

File includes photographs of Mickey, Eunice, and Aubrey Heller; Lawrence, Better Merle Smith, Ira Smith, Sherry and Tim, and Mandy and David. File also includes postcard from Black Creek Pioneer Village.

Photo album 2 : Lillian Langer : Coca Cola poster

File pertains to an advertising poster with Lillian (Boew) Langer and includes a newspaper clipping and a photocopy of “les Bluebell's Red Stars” including Cherry Marsh, Dee Phillipps, Denise Westaway, Hedy Wickersheim, Iris Trew, Jose Newal...

Photo album 3 : dancers, celebrities, and Jeanette

File includes photographs of USO tours and the Roxyettes, and includes signed photographs of the Berry Brothers, Dimitri Vladimiroff and Edna Liggitt, Louis Armstrong, Julie Andrews, Gracie Fields, Alicia Markova, John Boles, Lupe Serrano, Cass Da...

Photo album 3 : dancers, celebrities, and Jeanette

File includes photographs of USO tours and the Roxyettes, and includes signed photographs of Len Manning, Diane Denise, Lucien La Rivere, Buddy Elsen, Pierce Lyden, Eleanor Powell, amongst others. File also includes an artist's contract for J...

Photo album 3 : dancers, celebrities, and Jeanette

File includes photographs of USO tours and the Roxyettes, and includes signed photographs of Lloyd Bridges, Helene Faye, and Kay Medford, amongst others. File includes resume, newspaper clippings, CNE performer tickets, souvenir program from Ols...

Photo album 3 : dancers, celebrities, and Jeanette

File includes photographs of USO tours and the Roxyettes, and includes signed photographs of Redd Donohue, Bonnie Plains, Barbara Kessler, Ruth Ann Koeskia, Dan Lincoln, Joan Crawford, and Albie Gaye, amongst others. File also includes resume, c...

Photo album 3 : dancers, celebrities, and Jeanette

File includes photographs of USO tours and the Roxyettes, and includes signed photographs of Dorothy Crooker, Albie Gaye, and Joel Grey, amongst others. File also includes TGTA Film Festival Newsmag (September/October 2006) which contains an art...

Photographs

File contains photographs of Heller performing at the CNE and with the Johnny Lonegan Dancers in Philadelphia, and at Madison Square Garden and Canada's Wonderland.

Photographs

File contains photographs of Heller in uniform as a USO dancer in Detroit, Korea, and Japan; performing in Havana and as a Rockette performing across the United States; and visiting family and friends.

Programs : ballet

File pertains to the American Ballet Theatre (1947-1948 signed by Gail Grant and 1984), the Stuttgart Ballet (1971), the Leningrad State Kirov Ballet (1961), and the Royal Ballet (1975).

Programs : theatre and musicals

File pertains to City Lites 88 at the Flamingo Hilton in Las Vegas, a newspaper article on Les Miserables in the Miami Herald (12 January 1989), Carmen by the Canadian Opera Company (1993), As the Girls Go at the Winter Garden with Irene Rich, the...

Programs signed by colleagues

File pertains to Cats on Broadway and at the Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami Beach, the King and I at New York City Center, Olsen and Johnson in Funzapoppin (ca. 1949), Finnocchio's (ca. 1936-1943?) - a nightclub with female impersonators in ...

Red Skelton

File includes a program from a performance at the O'Keefe Centre for the Performing Arts in September 1993 and a catalogue for limited editions of Red Skelton.

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