Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Do you applaud after a great play’s finale or do you pound your chair into the ground so much the leg breaks off? When the curtain is pulled aside and the actors rush in, do the “legs” of the theater break? Is there a gladiator you wish to keep his life rather than to perish …

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This week’s Sepia Saturday suggests newspapers and such, but I’m going for the headlines. Specifically, someone who made headlines: Lillian Russell. Lillian Russell (12-4-1860 to 6-6-1922) was an American stage actress and singer of operettas, well known throughout America and Europe. During her heyday, she frequently starred in Gilbert & Sullivan comic operas. With roots …

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