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The Starlight Roof of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel as seen in the late 1940s. Located on the 18th floor of the hotel, the Starlight Roof served as a supper-club for decades featuring performers such as Xavier Cugat and Ella Fitzgerald.

This postcard portrays a drawing of a party being held at the Starlight Roof of the Waldorf Astoria. The decorations of the room were created by Victor White.

This postcard was sent to "Miss Josie Harding" of 87 Fairmount St. in Brookline,…

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This booklet was produced for patrons of the Starlight Roof and provides them with "Tips to Dancers." Such tips include how to dress, how to act, how to dance, and how to converse with other guests.

A printed ballroom guide, given to patrons of the Starlight Roof, advising on manners, conduct and dress. The item is undated but matches the style of a menu printed in 1934. An excerpt:

"One's MANNERS are an index to one's character. The…

"A highlight of the champagne brunch celebrating the redecoration of the famous Starlight Roof of the Waldorf-Astoria by theatrical scenic designer Oliver Smith was a fashion show by French couturier Guy Laroche featuring his latest collection show…
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