Marion Talley. [University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, J. Willis Sayre Collection of Theatrical Photographs]

Marion Talley was born on December 20, 1907, in Nevada, Missouri, the daughter of a…

Virgil Thomson. [Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-42533]

Pulitzer Prize–winning composer and music critic Virgil Thomson was born in Kansas City,…

Melvin Tolson. [Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-134556 DLC]

Through most of his life, Melvin B. Tolson claimed he was born with the twentieth century…

Helen Francesca Traubel. [Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, Photographs and Prints Collection, N13460]

One of the world’s great Wagnerian sopranos, Helen Traubel was born in south St. Louis on…