Amateur minstrels show handbill, 1907 February 25

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Title

Amateur minstrels show handbill, 1907 February 25

Description

Amateur minstrels show handbill. Dated February 25, 1907. This small handbill publicizes an amateur minstrels show held for the "benefit of the Colored Odd Fellows." Wilbur Miles, a world-renowned entertainer of mixed race descent, headlined the show. Includes an envelope addressed to William Russ of Clarksburg, West Virginia. Russ was also of mixed race descent.

Source

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. FR 160.001

Date

1907 02 25

Contributor

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or republished without permission from the Scottish Rite Mason Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A2017/019/001

Is Referenced By

Coelho, John. "The Importance of Research in Creating Connections to the Past," Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library blog. August 8, 2017.

Extent

2 items ; 17 x 25 cm. (flyer) ; 14 x 9 cm. (envelope)

Provenance

Museum purchase

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Citation

“Amateur minstrels show handbill, 1907 February 25,” digitalVGW, accessed May 8, 2021, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1187.