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African Americans in the performing arts -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"The Only Court Minstrels", 1887

Identifier: 2022.010 OVRSZ
Scope and Contents

"This Company appears in elegant court dresses of the reign of George II, which together with the manificient stage appointments form a pleasing contrast to the old stereotype Evening Dress Suit, and comprising as it does superb vocalists! Inimitable Instrumentalists! Irresistable Comedians! Unapproachable Dancers! Is promised by the Press and Public to be one of The Best and Most Origianl Organizations of Minstrel Artists." Performed at Agricultural Hall, Bridgenorth.

Dates: 1887

What a Real American Can Do, 1917

Identifier: 2001.029.4
Scope and Contents

Cover page illustration includes photographic insets featuring Woodrow Wilson, Abe Lincoln, George Washington, Ulysses S. Grant, Ben Frankli8n, and three other unidentified figures.

Dates: Copyright: 1917