December 11, 2018

Today in History: Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.


Today in History–March 21–the Library of Congress features showman Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr., born on this day in 1869 (or, possibly, 1867). Learn more about this entertainment impresario who produced the Ziegfeld Follies by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access primary sources related to Ziegfeld and the theater.

Ziegfeld images

Florenz Ziegfeld historical newspaper coverage

Ziegfeld Follies historical newspaper coverage

Ziegfeld Follies songs (audio recordings)

Ziegfeld Follies sheet music

The Great Sandow film (1894)

The Great Sandow film (1896)

Theater & Television primary source collections & teaching resources

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