: Entertainer Elsie Janis laying in hammock, probably at her Columbus home on 2018 N. High Street, ca. 1910. Elsie Janis began performing on stage as a very young child and made her professional debut at the Southern Theatre in Columbus when she was seven. At age ten she performed for President McKinley at the White House. As a teenager she was starring in musicals in New York City and London. During World War I, Janis became the first female entertainer to perform for the soldiers at camps near the front lines. View on Ohio Memory.
: AL02739 Subjects
: Franklin County (Ohio); Multicultural Ohio--Ohio Women; Actresses; Janis, Elsie, 1889 - 1956,--Photographs Places
: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)