American actress and daughter of Cleveland stage manager John Ellsler, Ellsler was onstage almost from birth and became a member of her father's stock company at 15. During the 1880's was a travelling star of melodrama, and in 1910 she began a long film career.
Most collections are stored offsite and need to be retrieved for your research visit. To begin the request process, researchers should request boxes via the Special Collections Request System (Aeon) at least seven business days before visiting. Please check your Aeon account to confirm that the item status is listed as “Available in Reading Room” before visiting.