|New York Tribune, 13-July-1913|
Ching Ling Foo (Chee Ling Qua) was a Chinese-born magician who toured the United States in vaudeville and the Ziegfeld Follies. Here he played at Oscar Hammerstein's Paradise Roof Garden. Roof Gardens were popular during the summer as a way to escape the heat.
Ina Claire was a popular actress. Aida Overton Walker, Queen of the Cakewalk, was an African-American performer and the wife of Bert Williams' partner, George Walker.