Just June Elvidge

June Elvidge was born in St. Paul on June 30, 1893. Her acting career began when with a 1914 New York City debut of Passing Show produced by Sam Shubert at the Winter Garden Theatre. After two years in the play and 1 year as an understudy for the leading …

Mabel from Minneapolis

Mabel Julienne Scott was born in Minnesota on November 2, 1892. The daughter of  Mattie and Joseph Scott, 3014 Girard Avenue North, graduated from North High School in 1914. While she was still in school Scott played occasional engagements with stock companies at the Schubert Theater as an extra. After …

Station of the Stars

The call letters KSTP long have been a symbol of the best in radio entertainment. In 19 years time KSTP (and its predecessor) has pioneered in the development of technical facilities in order to give you the most enjoyable reception. Since our initial broadcast KSTP has developed a host a …

Growing up to be Joan Barclay

Born in 1914,  Mary Elizabeth Greear showed such promise as a young singer that her family moved from Minneapolis to Los Angeles so she could study voice with Adolfo de la Huerta. Her teacher was a former provisional president of Mexico and was rumored to be the only instructor in …

Meet Miss Minneapolis!

“Meet Miss Minneapolis folks, Sylvia Brenner, 18 and a decided blonde who will represent the Mill City at the Atlantic City Beauty Pageant and hopes to win the title of Miss America!” -W.C. Roberston Minneapolis Daily Star, Minneapolis, Minn. June 15th, 1927