720 XTF Search Results (subject=Irish Americans -- Archives;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default;f1-format=Photograph Collection);subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault;f1-format%3DPhotograph%20Collection Results for your query: subject=Irish Americans -- Archives;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default;f1-format=Photograph Collection Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Burke School of Irish Dance Photographs. Burke School of Irish Dance The Burke School of Irish Dance was founded by an Irish American, Theresa Burke, in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1958. The collection consists of individual and group portraits of students from the Burke School of Irish Dance at a variety of Irish dance competitions. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Kevin Shanahan Photographs. Shanahan, Kevin Kevin Shanahan immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, from Dublin, Ireland, in the 1950s. While living in Cleveland, he worked in refrigeration and taught Irish dancing at the West Side Irish American Club on Madison Avenue and West 98th Street. He was one of the main organizers of the first Cleveland Feis (competition) in the late 1950s. He taught several teachers at the Masterson School of Irish Dance, including the owner, Bobby Masterson. Shanahan and his wife Sally, have three children, Dennis, Colleen, and Erin. The family moved to New York in the 1960s. Living in New York, Shanahan concentrated on Irish drama, and performed in many Irish productions in New York. He and his family returned to Dublin, Ireland ca. 1980. The collection consists of images of Kevin Shanahan and native Clevelanders, in addition to out of state dancers participating at a number of Irish Dance competitions in Cleveland, Ohio. Also, there is an image of John F. Kennedy with Irish dancers from Cleveland. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Philip O'Brien Family Photographs. O'Brien, Philip Family The O'Brien family originally came from county Galway, Ireland, and members of this family immigrated from Ireland to the United States from 1848 to 1897. O'Brien completed the family genealogy and traced his roots back to 1830s. The collection consists of 26 black and white photographs of members of the O'Brien family. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT