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The Old Dominion Colored Vocalists with the Gotthold Octoroon Combination

The Old Dominion Colored Vocalists with the Gotthold Octoroon Combinat...

K15307 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The effervescent ecstasy, Whose baby are you? by Mark E. Swan.

The effervescent ecstasy, Whose baby are you? by Mark E. Swan.

D12547 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Where is she? Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co, Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." Direction, Fitzgerald Murphy. No. 4533. Forms part of: Th... More

Death of Custer

Death of Custer

Dramatic portrayal of Native American man stabbing "Custer," with dead Native Americans lying on ground, in scene by Pawnee Bill's Wild West Show performers. Copyright by Siegel, Cooper & Co.

News travels fast / Paul Grenbeaux.

News travels fast / Paul Grenbeaux.

Five Chinese men reading Chinese newspapers posted on wall. J259785 U.S. Copyright Office.

Uncle Tom's cabin

Uncle Tom's cabin

43307 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Uncle Tom & Eva. Created and "copyright 1899, Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 596. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

William H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

William H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

44235 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: An easy winner. Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. no. 8586. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kiralfy Bros "Michael Strogoff"

Kiralfy Bros "Michael Strogoff"

N16299 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy, 1882." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Larger version of poster: POS - TH - KIR, no. 4a (C size). Forms part of: Theatrical poster collectio... More

The Black Patti, Mme. M. Sissieretta Jones the greatest singer of her race

The Black Patti, Mme. M. Sissieretta Jones the greatest singer of her ...

Poster shows Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones, known as Black Patti, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, with many medals pinned to her dress. Created by "Metropolitan Print, N.Y." No. 1405. Forms part ... More

Primrose & West's Big Minstrels always up to date.

Primrose & West's Big Minstrels always up to date.

A247724 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: We are the "scorchers" of minstrelsy. Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti=N.Y." No. 6601. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

Plantation banjo player, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Plantation banjo player, American vaudeville and popular entertainment...

F9878 U.S. Copyright Office Created and copyright 1875 by Courier Co. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

Thatcher, Primrose & West's Minstrels

Thatcher, Primrose & West's Minstrels

Caption: Music and it's charms, originated & directed by Mr. Barney Fagan. Created by "The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cinti, N=Y & London." N.Y. 2251. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

The Crimson skull, Movie Poster

The Crimson skull, Movie Poster

Motion picture poster showing a man and woman in western garb with a horse standing between them. The Norman Film M'f'g Co. presents "The Crimson Skull." Baffling western mystery photoplay co-starring Anita Bu... More

George Thatcher's Greatest Minstrels

George Thatcher's Greatest Minstrels

61762 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cin'ti & New York." N.Y. no. 8676. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

L'Amérique, Head and Shoulders Portrait

L'Amérique, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Print shows a young Native American maiden, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing a fur and fabric robe, a feathered headdress, a quiver and bow; the early form of the allegorical figure representi... More

The little duke, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

The little duke, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 19...

I7453 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyrighted by H.A. Thomas, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Dutchman dancing in wooden shoes with pipe]

[Dutchman dancing in wooden shoes with pipe]

V35187 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyrighted 1890 by the Calvert Litho. Co., Detroit, Mich." No. 7. Title devised. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Gorton's Original New Orleans Minstrels

Gorton's Original New Orleans Minstrels

Includes small portraits of Jos. Gorton and Chas. H. Larkin. Public domain scan of Amerian 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[African American in tuxedo and top hat, seated, playing banjo]

[African American in tuxedo and top hat, seated, playing banjo]

V35185 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyrighted 1890 by The Calvert Litho. Co., Detroit, Mich." No. 5. Title devised. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

W.I. Swain's western spectacular production, Jesse James

W.I. Swain's western spectacular production, Jesse James

Caption: This money belongs to me. Created by "The Donaldson Litho. Co., Newport, KY." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Original Nashville Students combined with Gideon's Big Minstrel Carnival

Original Nashville Students combined with Gideon's Big Minstrel Carniv...

73924 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Me and my baby. Created and "copyright 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." Direction of Rusco & Holland. No. 4209. Forms part of: Mi... More

Pawnee the Redskin Giant

Pawnee the Redskin Giant

Big Indian standing on front of small three-wheel car, driven by man in soldier uniform at an exposition. Copyright by T.K. Hastings.

Kar-mi performing the most startling mystery of all India

Kar-mi performing the most startling mystery of all India

"Copyright by Joseph B. Hallworth." Created by "The National Ptg. & Eng., New York, Chicago, St. Louis." No. 06437. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Primrose & West's Big Minstrels

Primrose & West's Big Minstrels

B252640 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Geo. H. Primrose, Wm. H. West, the acknowledged leaders of minstrelsy. Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cinti & N.Y." No. 7319? Forms part of: Minstr... More

L'Amérique / dessiné par Vauthier ; terminé par Bertrand.

L'Amérique / dessiné par Vauthier ; terminé par Bertrand.

Print shows a young Native maiden, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing a fabric robe with left breast exposed, a feathered headdress with beaded braids, and feathered armbands; the early form of ... More

The new Smart Set

The new Smart Set

Caption: Papa's auto. Created and "copyright 1906 by The U.S. Lithograph Co, Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 10060. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Two performers in blackface, facing each other, one in tuxedo, other in suit]

[Two performers in blackface, facing each other, one in tuxedo, other ...

Created and "copyright 1899 Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 600. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

Carroll & Queen's double cloc dance / J. H. Bufford's lith., Boston.

Carroll & Queen's double cloc dance / J. H. Bufford's lith., Boston.

Two men performing dance. Copyright by Oliver Ditson & Co. Public domain scan of Amerian 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Gorton's Original New Orleans Minstrels

Gorton's Original New Orleans Minstrels

Includes small portraits of Jos. Gorton and Chas. H. Larkin. 35118 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright 1899 Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 2700. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Libra... More

Hoyt's new A trip to Chinatown

Hoyt's new A trip to Chinatown

38624 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Welland Strong's hard luck ride through Chinatown. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Direction of Fred E. Wright.... More

Panorama of the Hiawatha play, Ya-Way-Ga-Mug, Petoskey, Mich.

Panorama of the Hiawatha play, Ya-Way-Ga-Mug, Petoskey, Mich.

Postcard shows three canoes being paddled by American Indians, on the far shore is a village of tepees, on the near shore are canoes pulled onto a pier.

Primrose & West's Big Minstrels

Primrose & West's Big Minstrels

B252649 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Our great champion cake walk, open to all comers. Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cinti & N.Y." No. 7325. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection ... More

William H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

William H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

41735 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Sir Andy De Bric-a-Brac & his three muskeeters : the most hilarious burlesque of Cyrano de Bergerac. Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cincinnati & New... More

Emily Bancker in A divorce cure from the French of Sardou by Harry Saint Maur.

Emily Bancker in A divorce cure from the French of Sardou by Harry Sai...

Caption: Ice-water sah? Created and "copyright 1897 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti - New York." Management of Thos. W. Ryley. N.Y. no. 7536. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Whitlock's collection of Ethiopian melodies. As sung with great applause by William Whitlock at the principal theatres in the United States

Whitlock's collection of Ethiopian melodies. As sung with great applau...

Music cover showing two men on stage, one dancing and one playing banjo.

The sidewalks of New York

The sidewalks of New York

Caption: Sherlock's bold defiance : "you kick me, and I'll holler 'bloody murder!'" Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cinti & N.Y." No. 7388. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Li... More

"Yonkle Finkelstein", gelatin silver print

"Yonkle Finkelstein", gelatin silver print

Proof of lantern slide that illustrates lyrics to the song Yonkle, the Cow-Boy Jew by Will J. Harris (composer lyricist) and Harry I. Robinson (composer) shows Yonkle Finkelstein holding a stack of bowler hats.... More

Royal Lilliputians a gigantic organization of lilliputians, dwarfs, midgets, and giants.

Royal Lilliputians a gigantic organization of lilliputians, dwarfs, mi...

Created and "copyright 1900, The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4370. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

George Thatcher's Greatest Minstrels

George Thatcher's Greatest Minstrels

Public domain scan of Amerian 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Wm. H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee (formerly of Primrose & West).

Wm. H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee (formerly of Primrose & West).

Includes full length and head-and-shoulder in costume portraits. 42260 U.S. Copyright Office Captions: Lewis & Ernest : the premiers of burnt cork comedy Tom Lewis Charles M. Ernest. Created and "copyright... More

Palmer's Uncle Tom's Cabin Co.

Palmer's Uncle Tom's Cabin Co.

Includes small portraits of George W. Goodhart and Tom Dailey. 68763 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Garden City Quartette. Created and "copyright 1899, Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." Direction of Dailey & G... More

[African American, seated, playing banjo]

[African American, seated, playing banjo]

X1249 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyrighted 1892 by Calvert Litho. Co., Detroit, Mich." No. 16. Title devised. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

De Wolf Hopper in Wang by J. Cheever Goodwin & Woolson Morse ; management, De Wolf Hopper Co.

De Wolf Hopper in Wang by J. Cheever Goodwin & Woolson Morse ; managem...

Created by "The Gillin Print Co., N.Y." No. 3827. Gift; Maxine Williams; 1973. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Gaff Henderson, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Gaff Henderson, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 192...

Created and "copyright 1898 by M.F. Tobin, N.Y." Signed: F.F. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Irishman in work clothes admiring well dressed Irishman's stickpin]

[Irishman in work clothes admiring well dressed Irishman's stickpin]

7584 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Created by "U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3492. Title devised. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Indian congress

Indian congress

Photograph shows rear view of male and female Native Americans standing by tepees in an arena at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York. No. 488. Printed on photograph: Copyright 1901 by C.D. Arnold.

E.W. Wood

E.W. Wood

52377 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted 1899 by E.W. Wood." At head of title: Jee Chung, E.W. Wood. Caption: A genuine opium den. Created by "Richard K. Wood Show Print., N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster... More

George Thatcher's Greatest Minstrels

George Thatcher's Greatest Minstrels

61763 U.S. Copyright Office Printed on upper right corner: N.Y. no. 8675. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress) Pieces missing from edges.

Wm. H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

Wm. H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

Caption: Lew Sully, the "original" comedian presenting ideas of his own. Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." N.Y. no. 9008. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Lib... More

May Howard extravaganza, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

May Howard extravaganza, American vaudeville and popular entertainment...

Caption: The ladies alimony club. Created and "copyright 1898 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 6354. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Wm. H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

Wm. H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

Caption: Waterbury Bros. & Tenney : absolutely the world's greatest comedy musical artists. Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4353. Forms ... More

Dunne & Ryley present Mathews & Bulger in By the sad sea waves

Dunne & Ryley present Mathews & Bulger in By the sad sea waves

68993 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Fresh jokes every hour. Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cincinnati & New York." No. 8705. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Royal Lilliputians the biggest and littlest things on earth.

Royal Lilliputians the biggest and littlest things on earth.

D11816 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4658. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

George Peck's grand revival of Stetson's Uncle Tom's cabin booked by Klaw & Erlanger.

George Peck's grand revival of Stetson's Uncle Tom's cabin booked by K...

Caption: Eliza. Created by "A.S. Seer's Union Square Print., N.Y." No. 116. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Mathews & Bulger presenting rag time opera, By the sad sea waves

Mathews & Bulger presenting rag time opera, By the sad sea waves

45227 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The joyful Japanese jag. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Direction of Dunne & Ryley. N.Y. no. 8159. Forms part of: Theatrica... More

[Bust portrait of smiling African American, facing front]

[Bust portrait of smiling African American, facing front]

D625 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright 1900 by The Courier Co., Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 605. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

"The Awakening" - A James H. Hull production for Beaumont Klan No. 7 - KKK, Beaumont, Texas, May 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 1924 / photo by Reeves.

"The Awakening" - A James H. Hull production for Beaumont Klan No. 7 -...

Scene from a theatrical production showing actors in blackface on stage. J270030 U.S. Copyright Office.

Wm. H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

Wm. H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

Caption: Billy Van, the monologue comedian. Printed on upper right corner: N.Y. no. 9020. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

Uncle Tom's cabin

Uncle Tom's cabin

43307 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Uncle Tom & Eva. Created and "copyright 1899, Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 596. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Harris, Beebe & Co.: The Pocahontas Chewing Tobacco / The Hatch Lith. Co. N.Y.

Harris, Beebe & Co.: The Pocahontas Chewing Tobacco / The Hatch Lith. ...

Tobacco package label depicting Pocahontas posed in nature. 4956E U.S. Copyright Office. Published in: Many nations: A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Indian and Alaska native peoples of the... More

Harris, Beebe & Co.: The Pocahontas Chewing Tobacco / The Hatch Lith. Co. N.Y.

Harris, Beebe & Co.: The Pocahontas Chewing Tobacco / The Hatch Lith. ...

Tobacco package label depicting Pocahontas posed in nature. 4956E U.S. Copyright Office. Published in: Many nations: A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Indian and Alaska native peoples of the... More

Original Nashville Students in alliance with Gideon's Big Minstrel Carnival

Original Nashville Students in alliance with Gideon's Big Minstrel Car...

Public domain scan of Amerian 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The crow quadrilles. Piano forte by John H. Hewitt / N. Currier's lith., N.Y.

The crow quadrilles. Piano forte by John H. Hewitt / N. Currier's lith...

Music cover with eight vignettes of caricatures of blacks. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1436.

Negro double song & dance

Negro double song & dance

F9879 U.S. Copyright Office Created by the Courier Co. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

Hyde & Behman's Operatic Spectacular Minstrels under the personal supervision of Richard Hyde direct from their own beautiful theatre, Brooklyn, New York.

Hyde & Behman's Operatic Spectacular Minstrels under the personal supe...

P17856 U.S. Copyright Office "Composed entirely of artists of merit. Original in every detail. Perfectly equipped & organized with the intention of presenting minstrelsy as an art ... Reserved seats at usual pl... More

The comedy novelty, Ole Olson

The comedy novelty, Ole Olson

V22944 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted 1890 by Jas. H. Shunk, Chicago, Ill. Color version of poster: POS - TH - 1890 .O4 no. 1 (C size). Created by "Shober & Carqueville, Chicago." No. 1109. Signed: A.M. Wil... More

Bob Manchester's Cracker Jacks everything new.

Bob Manchester's Cracker Jacks everything new.

37101 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Our policy - originality. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3701. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection... More

The lost trail a comedy drama of western life by Anthony E. Wills.

The lost trail a comedy drama of western life by Anthony E. Wills.

Caption: Cyrena and Sam. Created and "copyright 1906 by The U.S. Lithograph Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 10829. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

U.S. troops surrounding the Indians on Wounded Knee battle field / Miller Studio, Gordon, Neb.

U.S. troops surrounding the Indians on Wounded Knee battle field / Mil...

Photograph shows a Native encampment in the foreground with a short line of U.S. troops in the background.

Kiralfy Bros "Around the world"

Kiralfy Bros "Around the world"

N16292 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy, 1882." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Thalia Theatre Talya teh'ater : glants falle ereffnung mit ayn riesen ensambel fon ershte klasse kinstler und kilnstlerinen.

Thalia Theatre Talya teh'ater : glants falle ereffnung mit ayn riesen ...

Head-and-shoulder portraits of performers. Created by and printed by "Jozef Kroger, Yunyon Stats., printer, 232 Kanal und 118 Voker Sts., NY." Plays advertised include: Shelomoh ha-Melekh (King Solomon), Bar Ko... More

WPA Federal Theatre presents "The case of Philip Lawrence" A new play based on Geo. McEntee's "11 PM" : A Negro Theatre Production / / rh [monogram]

WPA Federal Theatre presents "The case of Philip Lawrence" A new play ...

Poster for Negro Theatre Project presentation of "The Case of Philip Lawrence" at the Lafayette Theatre, Seventh Ave. and 131st Street, New York City, showing African-American man with arms chained together, ma... More

Primrose & West's Big Minstrels

Primrose & West's Big Minstrels

A247726 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: 3 superb military bands. Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cinti=N.Y." No. 6604. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

Gorton's Original New Orleans Minstrels

Gorton's Original New Orleans Minstrels

Includes small portraits of Jos. Gorton and Chas. H. Larkin. Public domain scan of Amerian 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The beautifil Indian maidens

The beautifil Indian maidens

Created by the Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cin., O. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

McIntyre & Heath's Comedians the epitome of vaudeville.
Al. G. Field Minstrels

Al. G. Field Minstrels

"Made in U.S.A." Caption: Emmett Miller : clarinet voiced comedian : "A thousand frogs." Created by "The Otis Lithograph Co., Cleveland, O." No. O-1601. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Japanese jugglars], American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

[Japanese jugglars], American vaudeville and popular entertainment 187...

D14263 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 51. Title devised. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The High Rollers Extravaganza Co.

The High Rollers Extravaganza Co.

34200 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: A ten strike. Created and "copyright 1899 Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Al. W. Martin's mammoth production, Uncle Tom's cabin

Al. W. Martin's mammoth production, Uncle Tom's cabin

"Russell Morgan Print." Caption: Our colored "exclusives" in a fashionable cake walk : the most sumptuous occurence that is likely to happen. Created and "copyrihted [sic] 1898 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U... More

Kiralfy Bro's. "Michael Strogoff"

Kiralfy Bro's. "Michael Strogoff"

N16298 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy, 1882." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Have you seen Ole Olson

Have you seen Ole Olson

V38738 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "Shober & Carqueville, Chicago." No. 1229. Signed: A.M. Willarb [i.e. Willard]. Written by Gus Heege. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Wm. Gillette's Held by the enemy

Wm. Gillette's Held by the enemy

Public domain scan of Amerian 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Gorton's Original New Orleans Minstrels

Gorton's Original New Orleans Minstrels

Includes small portraits of Jos. Gorton and Chas. H. Larkin. Caption: Edw. Fox - grotesque dancer & comedian. Created and "copyright 1899 Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 2817. Forms part of: Minstrel pos... More

Wm. H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

Wm. H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

Caption: Lew Sully, the original comedian presenting ideas of his own. Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." N.Y. no. 9022. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Libra... More

Gorton's famous Minstrels, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Gorton's famous Minstrels, American vaudeville and popular entertainme...

Includes small portraits of Jos. Gorton and Chas. H. Larkin. D17229 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright 1900 by the Courier Company, Lith. Dpt., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 3023. Small piece missing from left s... More

Willie Holy Frog, Knas-ka-wakan

Willie Holy Frog, Knas-ka-wakan

Photograph shows Dakota performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, posed on horseback. H7860 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 40.

Richards & Pringle's Famous Minstrels

Richards & Pringle's Famous Minstrels

G xxc 16499 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Billy King. Created and "copyright 1907 by The U.S. Lithograph Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 10515. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection ... More

The way of the redman Blood of his fathers.

The way of the redman Blood of his fathers.

Motion picture poster for "The Way of the Redman" shows a Native American man standing next to a man (Tom Mix) tied to a tree. "Selig drama."

The Black Patti, Mme. M. Sissieretta Jones the greatest singer of her race

The Black Patti, Mme. M. Sissieretta Jones the greatest singer of her ...

Poster shows Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones, known as Black Patti, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, with many medals pinned to her dress. Created by "Metropolitan Print, N.Y." No. 1405. Forms part ... More

William H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

William H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee

Public domain scan of Amerian 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Uncle Tom's cabin, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Uncle Tom's cabin, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 ...

43309 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: On the levee. Created and "copyright 1899, Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 598. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The mikado

The mikado

Caption: Yum Yum. Created by "The Jno. B. Jeffery Print.-Eng. Co., Chicago." Pieces missing from center. Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library o... More

Al G. Field Minstrels - Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1900, Paris

Al G. Field Minstrels - Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1900,...

Caption: A night in Paris during the Exposition : the gorgeous scenic spectacle. Created and "copyright 1900 Courier Company, Litho. Dep't., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 2866. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (L... More

W.I. Swain's western spectacular production, Jesse James

W.I. Swain's western spectacular production, Jesse James

Caption: This money belongs to me. Created by "The Donaldson Litho. Co., Newport, KY." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

King of the opium ring big scenic sensation : by Chas. E. Blaney & Chas. A. Taylor.

King of the opium ring big scenic sensation : by Chas. E. Blaney & Cha...

28952 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Police raiding an opium joint. Created and "copyright 1899 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." Lower left corner and other parts of poster missing. No. 6918. Forms part of: ... More

Royal Lilliputians a gigantic organisation of lilliputians, dwarfes, midgets, and giants.

Royal Lilliputians a gigantic organisation of lilliputians, dwarfes, m...

Caption: The giant's visit to the Lilliputian's flats. Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4489. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection... More

[Uncle Tom's cabin]

[Uncle Tom's cabin]

"A.S. Seer's Print, N.Y. (copyrighted)." Created by A.S. Seers Print. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Oliver Scott's Big Minstrel Carnival

Oliver Scott's Big Minstrel Carnival

41296 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Stoke Moore's rag time ball : the most novel & expensive act ever presented by a minstrel company : a wealth of beautiful scenery, gorgeous costumes ... More

Boston minstrels. The celebrated Ethiopian melodies ...

Boston minstrels. The celebrated Ethiopian melodies ...

Music cover illustrated with caricatures of six minstrels in two scenes.

Long tail blue / Willig's lith.

Long tail blue / Willig's lith.

Music cover showing man wearing top hat and coat with tails, holding monocle and walking stick.

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