Online Collection

Abe Weinstein Oral History

Object Number: 1994.007.0018
Category: Oral Histories
Oral history interview subject: Abe Weinstein
Oral history interviewer: Bob Porter
Type of Object: Oral history
Dimensions: 32 Minutes
Copyright Info: The Sixth Floor Museum
Videotaped oral history interview with Abe Weinstein. Mr. Weinstein was the owner of the Colony Club, a burlesque establishment two doors down from Jack Ruby's Carousel Club on Commerce Street. Considered the most reputable burlesque establishment in Dallas, the Colony Club was the chief rival of Ruby's club.

Interview conducted at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza on August 16, 1994 by Bob Porter. The interview is thirty-two minutes long.

The video attached to this record is an excerpt. The entire interview is available in our Reading Room to on-site researchers or by submitting a Rights & Reproductions Request Form.

Curator's Notes

Mr. Weinstein passed away on January 4, 2000. - Stephen Fagin, Curator

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