34 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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WORLD WAR II V-E Day ADV FOR WEEKEND MAY 4-5 WITH "VE DAY" BY JOSEPH B FLEMING BTM1017816-5/4/85-LONDON: People Jam London's Piccadilly Circus during celebration of V-E Day May 8, 1945. Some perch atop the Eros Statue and one person has climbed a post.
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Pat O'MALLEY Entertainer Pat O'Malley, red-haired star of Universal "Midnight Sun," walks tightrope of silent screen stardom as he carries in his arms 1-year-old red-haired Kathleen O'Malley. Photo at right: This is Kathleen, just as red-headed as ever, but now a contract player in her own right in Walter Wanger's "Night in Paradise."
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JEFF RICHARDS Actor. Before taking plunge into matrimony, movie actor Jeff Richards and aquamaid Shirley Sibre, who were married in Winter Haven, Fla., water ski at high speed. Romance began two weeks ago. [Jeff Richards, M.G.M's star of "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," finds his own bride in Shirley Sibre, Florida's present Orange Blossom queen, shown in Cypress Gardens, Fla., May 4, 1954.]
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Winning Mount? --- Jockey Willie Shoemaker provides a laugh for the Michigan State football camp by sitting astride Norman Masters, Spartans' 227-pound tackle. Amazed at the proceedings is Bobby Arcaro, 11-year-old son of Eddie, another famous jockey. Coach Duffy Daugherty interrupted the Spartans' workout at Pasadena to introduce Shoemaker to the squad. The Spartans tackle UCLA in the Rose Bowl game Jan. 2.
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Nigeria People (NY12-Feb.13) UP FOR ELIZABETH -- Nigerian stilt dancers execute their tricky maneuvers performing for Queen Elizabeth II on the racecourse at Lagos on Friday. People in background keep watch lest one of the timber toppers topples. (AP Wirephoto)
These photographs and captions are unaltered documents. In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive. In order to preserve their historical authenticity, they have not been edited.
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