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Oscar Tschirky and John "Curly" O'Connor at the opening of the Men's Bar, 1934

Title

Oscar Tschirky and John "Curly" O'Connor at the opening of the Men's Bar, 1934

Subject

Tschirky, Oscar, 1866-1950

Description

Black and white photograph depicting John “Curly” O’Connor (veteran bar keeper, head barman of the Waldorf, and opener of the original bar in the Old Waldorf in 1893) serving the first drink at the opening ceremonies of the new Waldorf Bar for the exclusive use of Men. The date is November 22, 1934, and the imbiber none other than Oscar of the Waldorf.

Date

1934-11-22

Relation

Photographs | Biographical | Staff / Entertainment / Owners

Format

image | jpeg

Extent

8x10

Medium

black-and-white photographs

Type

StillImage

Identifier

06.04.068

Coverage

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel -- 1931-present

Temporal Coverage

1931 - 1939

Original Format

black-and-white photographs

Physical Dimensions

8x10

Files

Citation

“Oscar Tschirky and John "Curly" O'Connor at the opening of the Men's Bar, 1934,” Host to the World, accessed April 30, 2017, http://www.hosttotheworld.com/omeka/items/show/489.

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