Elsie Janis Profile

This profile of American theatrical star Elsie Janis was published in the Indianapolis Sun on June 8, 1907. Janis starred in the Broadway play, "The Vanderbilt Cup," which was more than entertainment but a milestone that demonstrated how the automobile had cleared a hurdle of acceptance in popular culture. This play is also noteworthy for the involvement of track racing legend Barney Oldfield.

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