Episode 19 – The Harvard Collection

This week we explore the largest public collection of Hirschfeld works, The Harvard Collection. Get a taste of the collection–it’s just the tip of the iceberg.


Richard Kiley in Man of La Mancha

Fogg Self portrait

Put it in Writing

Ella Fitzgerald

Orson Welles

Ethel Waters in Africana

Rang Tang (not in Harvard collection)

Jules Hatfield in The Waltz of the Dogs

Paula Truman in the Grand Street Follies

Barretts of Wimpole Street / The Glass Menagerie

Lost in the Stars

The View from the Bridge

An Evening with Bea Lillie


The Watch on the Rhine

Redrawing of The Watch on the Rhine (not in Harvard collection)

The Skin of Our Teeth

Long Day’s Journey into Night

A Member of the Wedding

I Am a Camera    


Julie Harris and Christopher Plummer


Television Personalities of 1954

Fantasy Island

Paths of Glory

The Miracle Worker

On the set of West Side Story

West Side Story Finale

American Ballet Theatre

Mikhail Baryshnikov

Galina Panova

Martha Graham

George Balanchine

All American

Irving Berlin (color)

Irving Berlin

Rodgers and Hammerstein

Loren Mazel

Maurice Ravel

Hallelujah Baby

Porgy and Bess

The Musical Revue gets a Standing Ovation

Star Standing Ovation (not in Harvard collection)

Where’s Charley Rehearsal

My Fair Lady (25thanniversary)

Arthur Miller

Hal Prince

English Playwrights

Grapes of Wrath

Lois Smith in Grapes of Wrath

Henry Fonda in the Grapes of Wrath

Jack Palance in the Silver Tassie (not in Harvard collection)

The Mikado

Death in Philadelphia

New York Opening

Broadway First Nighters

Harold Ross

Peter Schickele

Tommy Tune in White Ties and Tails


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