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Uncle Josh group
Date: 1902-02-20
Uncle Josh was a stock character in amateur theatrical and minstrel shows. One man is in blackface, a racist imitation of African American skin color. The Philadelphia Inquirer ran this photograph on March 2, 1902, page 9, with the following headline…

Unknown theater group
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-1909
Play or minstrel show in makeshift performance space, possibly the Media Minstrel Association headquarters. 19 Perge Modo” on banner above stage. Image out of focus. Two white men wearing dark makeup referred to as blackface, supposed to make them…