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Address: 30 E. Baltimore Ave., Media (Pa.)
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…
Location: State St., Media (Pa.)
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
Location: Media (Pa.)
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.
Address: 30 E. Franklin St., Media (Pa.)
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…
Address: Not Known
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…