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Joe Lenski owned and operated the Cozy Theater in Pittsburg, Kansas for several years. This collection consists of Lenski family’s personal documents and memorabilia, correspondence, contracts, receipts, business papers and finances, programs, sheet music and scores, photographs, advertisements, and miscellaneous items. The material in this collection covers the local entertainment business in the early 1940s and the types of shows were popular in this area.

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Social Life and Customs, Business and Industry

Size of Collection

1.4 linear feet

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0148

Lenski family papers, 1930-1947

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