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Pictorial Americana

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George Thatcher and Carroll Johnson's minstrels

George Thatcher and Carroll Johnson's minstrels. Lithograph by the Strobridge Lith. Co., 1895.
Reproduction number: Digital id: var 1784; LC-USZ62-2658 (b&w film copy neg.)

Primrose & West's big minstrels. The grandest first part ever presented

Primrose & West's big minstrels. The grandest first part ever presented. Lithograph by The Strobridge Lith. Co., 1895.
Reproduction number: Digital id: var 1724; LC-USZ62-2649 (b&w film copy neg.)

Primrose & West's Big Minstrels. Our colossal double company. (With portraits of Geo. H. Primrose and Wm. H. West)

Primrose & West's Big Minstrels. Our colossal double company. (With portraits of Geo. H. Primrose and Wm. H. West). Lithograph by The Strobridge Lithograph Co., 1895.
Reproduction number: Digital id: var 1729; LC-USZ62-2659 (b&w film copy neg.)

Primrose & Dockstader's hugh minstrel company: The first complete canvas theatre ever erected in America. Seating 3000 people, 2 performances daily

Primrose & Dockstader's hugh minstrel company: The first complete canvas theatre ever erected in America. Seating 3000 people, 2 performances daily. Lithograph by The Strobridge Lith. Co., 1900.
Reproduction number: Digital id: var 1722; LC-USZ62-2650 (b&w film copy neg.)

Al. G. Field greater minstrels: Doc Quigley's latest creation ... (With portraits of Al. G. Field, Doc Quigley, Billy Cawley, Jean Elliotte, James E. Devlin)

Al. G. Field greater minstrels: Doc Quigley's latest creation ... (With portraits of Al. G. Field, Doc Quigley, Billy Cawley, Jean Elliotte, James E. Devlin). Lithograph by Courier Company, 1900.
Reproduction number: Digital id: var 1690; LC-USZ62-2652 (b&w film copy neg.)

Al. G. Field Greater Minstrels oldest, biggest, best. 11 A. M. daily parade and band concert. the Al. G. Field greater minstrels passing through Dewey Arch, Feb. 20th, 1900. (With portrait of Al. G. Field)

Al. G. Field Greater Minstrels oldest, biggest, best. 11 A. M. daily parade and band concert. the Al. G. Field greater minstrels passing through Dewey Arch, Feb. 20th, 1900. (With portrait of Al. G. Field). Lithograph by U. S. Printing Co., 1900.
Reproduction number: Digital id: var 1692; LC-USZ62-2654 (b&w film copy neg.)

Al. G. Field Greater Minstrels oldest, biggest, best.
 Rob Keys in ... "The Open Door"

Al. G. Field Greater Minstrels oldest, biggest, best. Rob Keys in ... "The Open Door". Lithograph by Courier Company, 1900.
Reproduction number: Digital id: var 1691; LC-USZ62-1154 (b&w film copy neg.)

Wm. H. West's big minstrels jubilee. On top of the ladder at last. Lew Sully the real fellow with the troupe

Wm. H. West's big minstrels jubilee. On top of the ladder at last. Lew Sully the real fellow with the troupe. Lithograph by The Strobridge Litho. Co., 1900.
Reproduction number: Digital id: var 1829; LC-USZ62-2651 (b&w film copy neg.)

 

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