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Media Athletic Association Minstrels
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1904-07-10
Group of men dressed in coats and ties posed under large tree

Media Presbyterian Church Black and White Club
Date: 1930-1940
According to the Chester Times, the club performed a minstrel show in March 1934 and March 1936, in the Media High School auditorium. This may not be the cast of that particular performance, but judging from the costumes (especially the two men in…

Minstrel Show at Media High School
Date: 1930-1939
Frank Lees identifies the following: On right end, George Major, standing next to his sister Lillian Major Baker. Standing, 7th from left, Stanley T. Hibberd. First man kneeling, on right, is Gleave L. Baker.

Minstrel Show at Media High School
Date: 1930-1939
Gleave L. Baker on left

Photo album, scenes and people in Media, Pa. and Delaware Water Gap, Pa.
Date: 1913
Five photographs: 1. and 2. The Pastime Theater 3. "New trolley," State Street at Orange St. 4. Parlour, Media Minstrel Association 5. Four young men, with MHS (Media High School) pennant behind them, in the parlor of the Media Minstrel Association

Photo album, scenes and people in Media, Pa. and Delaware Water Gap, Pa.
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1913-06
1. Media Minstrel Association Club House, and 2. Charter National Bank, June 1913. Probably decorated for the Delaware County Firemen's Association convention and parade.

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…