Fourth Annual Minstrel Performance and Reception of the "North Side Harmony Chorus at Eblings's Casino, 156th Street and St. Anns Avenue. ... May 1st, 1909." "Guilfoyle & Brill Just Arrived from the South / Better than Ever! / Fun and Laughter for All!!" "Novelty Performance Ticket 50 Cents / Musice by Ulbrich's Orchestra

6 1/4" x 8.5," broadside on a fragile, newspaper-like sheet. 3 metal-clasp binding on top. Minor wear to the top edge with two tiny closed tears, else very good.

An American theatrical form, popular from the early 19th to the early 20th century, that was founded on the comic enactment of racial stereotypes. Stereotypes of African Americans and their culture have evolved within American society and are largely connected to the persistent racism and discrimination faced by African Americans living in the United States.

Item #1927.

Price: $250.00

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