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Black and white photograph depicting Liberace, Shirley Bassey, and Hermione Gingold at the Waldorf Astoria, date unknown

A black and white photograph depicting Lena Horne performing on the opening night of her residency in the Empire Room from February 4th - March 16th, 1963.

A black and white photograph depicting Petula Clark. On the reverse of the photograph, a press release dated October 11th, 1975 reads: "Oscar For Petula Clark. Petula Clark is the first performer to be presented with The Waldorf Oscar. Pet receives…

A postcard depicting the Empire Room after its renovation and relocation in 1969. On the reverse, the card reads: "New York City's most spectacular showcase of the stars. Superb dining at dinner and supper. Continuous dancing." In the press release…

A press release dated September 10, 1969 announcing the opening of the new Empire Room on September 18, 1969. Details of the interior design by Ellen Lehman McClusky and relocation across the Foyer to the former site of the Sert Room are included. …

Promotional material regarding the Empire Room following the redecoration by Ellen Lehman McCluskey and its relocation across the Foyer to the former site of the Sert Room. Included are details of the new decor and entertainers: Anthony Newley,…

A press release dated November 1st, 1966 detailing Benny Goodman's residency at the Empire Room from October 31st to November 26th. Charles Turecamo's Orchestra provide music before and after the shows and other musicians mentioned include Nancy…
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