Minstrel Entertainers Perform for A Street Crowd Ca. 1900

Minstrel Entertainers Perform for A Street Crowd Ca. 1900

Unknown - 1900
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In the 1830s minstrel shows depicting stereotypes of African Americans was popular entertainment throughout the United States. Most of these early minstrel shows featured white performers in blackface, but in later years African-American singers performed. Despite their racist content, minstrel shows provided an economic opportunity for many black entertainers.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1900]
Copyright Date: ©1900
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (0 min., 47 sec.))
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Additional Contributors: Films Media Group
WPA Film Library


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