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    • Actors and audiences

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    • Drawings of actors and audiences ; image on right is John Bull at the Italian Opera after and etching by Rowlandson
    • Shuffle Along

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    • Ensemble cast of Shuffle Along, with black actors still required to wear blackface. Shuffle Along is an African-American musical revue with music and lyrics by Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake, and a connecting plot about a mayoral race, written by...
    • Hooked!

    • Drug addiction ;Heroin abuse
    • Public Health Service Publication No. 1610. According to govdoc HE20.24/47: D84/3, Don't Guess About Drugs When You Can Have the Facts (an interesting catalog of anti-drug posters, films, and other media): "the "Hooked" comic book has now been...
    • Arizona

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    • Poster for the play Arizona ; Thomas reached a high artistic level in Arizona and The Witching Hour ; he was elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters, was awarded the National Institute's gold medal in 1913, and in 1914...
    • Anton Chekhov

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    • Portrait. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian physician, dramaturge and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in...
    • Anton Chekhov

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    • Portrait by Osip Braz. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian physician, dramaturge and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short...
    • Saved

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    • Edward Bond's Saved as produced by the English Stage Company ; it was originally enacted privately, under 'club' auspices, since the play was initially censored due largely to the infamous 'stoning of a baby' scene. The play itself is set in...
    • Saved

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    • Edward Bond's Saved as produced by the English Stage Company ; it was originally enacted privately, under 'club' auspices, since the play was initially censored due largely to the infamous 'stoning of a baby' scene. The play itself is set in...
    • Saved

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    • Edward Bond's Saved as produced by the English Stage Company ; it was originally enacted privately, under 'club' auspices, since the play was initially censored due largely to the infamous 'stoning of a baby' scene. The play itself is set in...
    • Parsifal

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    • Wieland Wagner's design for his grandfather's opera Parsifal, Act I, Scene 2 ; the iconoclastic production used a mostly bare stage and a minimum of scenery. Adolphe Appia's influence was evident ; Wieland Wagner used lighting with great skill and...
    • Bert Williams and George Walker

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    • Bert Williams and George Walker in the musical In Dahomey. Bert Williams was one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. He was by far the best-selling black...
    • Bert Williams and George Walker

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    • Vaudeville perfumers Bert Williams (left) and George Walker, cabinet card. Bert Williams was one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. He was by far the...
    • Bert Williams

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    • Willaims on sheet music cover for 'Oh, I Don't Know, or I Thought I Was a Winner. Comic song and refrain with coon parody.' Bert Williams was one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all...
    • Bert Williams and George Walker

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    • 1903 cover to the sheet music for 'I'm a Jonah Man' (from the musical In Dahomey). Bert Williams was one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. He was by far the...
    • Bert Williams

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    • Williams in blackface on sheet music cover for 'Come Right In, Sit Right Down, Make Yourself At Home.' Bert Williams was one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time....
    • Bert Williams

    • Ziegfeld follies
    • Williams in rooster costume with top hat, 1910, Ziegfeld Follies. The idea of a black-featured performer amid an otherwise all-white show was a shock in 1910. Williams' initial reception was cool, and several cast members delivered an ultimatum to...
    • Bert Williams and George Walker

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    • Vaudeville perfumers Bert Williams (left) and George Walker in blackface and comic outfits on the 1903 cover to the sheet music for 'I'm a Jonah Man' (from the musical In Dahomey). Bert Williams was one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the...
    • Bert Williams

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    • Cabinet card. Bert Williams was one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. He was by far the best-selling black recording artist before 1920. Williams was a key...
    • Bert Williams

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    • Bert Williams, George Walker, Ada Overton Walker in Bandana Land, 1908. Bert Williams was one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. He was by far the best-selling...

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