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Uncle Josh group

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8174.jpg
Date: 1902-02-20
Uncle Josh was a stock character in amateur theatrical and minstrel shows. One man is in blackface, a crude 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

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9057.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-1909
Perhaps Media High School play? “19 Perge Modo” on banner above state. Image out of focus. Two white men in blackface, a crude imitation of African American skin color. Bust of Shakespeare on stage.