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Going to the Show

Academy of Music- "Kersand's Minstrels"- Minstrelsy

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Title Academy of Music- "Kersand's Minstrels"- Minstrelsy
Date 1/13/1906
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Messenger
Description Article praising the Kersand's minstrels show held at the Academy of Music. Notes that it was a "great society event with [the colored race]." Also mentions that half of the Opera House was reserved for African Americans.
Associated Venues Academy of Music
Opera House
Associated Persons Kersands, Billy
Associated Organizations Kersands' Minstrels
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library