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 …

The Old Orpheum

The big names played at Fifth and St.Peter back in the heyday of St. Paul’s Orpheum Theater. Sarah Bernhard, Lionel Barrymore, Eddie Cantor, Al Joson, W.C. Fields and Will Rogers all took a turn there on the vaudeville stage. The Orpheum opened in 1906 and played host to traveling acts …