Newsclips and photos of midget entertainers and actors who were employed in the period 1925 thru late 1950's.
Anne Waldman, the donor of these items, was the daughter of Gladys and Victor Bump. Anne was born in 1937 and her younger
brother was born in 1940. The items in the collection dating from 1925 through the 1950's were collected by Gladys Bump, while
she worked as an entertainer up until 1937, and later in life from correspondence and news items that were printed in newspapers.
Anne Waldman collected the items that date from the 1970's thru 2007. She was particularly interested in the Wizard of Oz
and the Munchkins who began appearing at the Judy Garland Festivals that started up in the 1980's.
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