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Victoria - Ad - minstrel shows

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Title Victoria - Ad - minstrel shows
Date 3/24/1914
Item Type Newspaper (advertisement)
Publication Wilmington Dispatch
Description Ad for bill at Victoria Theater includes "Quigg and Nickerson" "The Aristocrat and Big-Eyed Coon--Laughiest of All Laughing Acts"
Notes Show list demonstrates the persistence of minstrel-inspired comedy performance and raises irony of these in relation to black audiences present at the Victoria
Associated Venues Victoria
Associated Persons
Associated Organizations Keith Vaudeville Circuit
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library