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Africans in America
- Information on the origins of the minstrel character, Jim Crow.
American Minstrel Show Collection
- Information about the archive held at Princeton University.
- Includes images, background and a script sample.
Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University
- Racism and racial stereotypes in the Jim Crow Era. Includes information on minstrel shows, the stock characters originated in them such as Jim Crow, Zip Coon and their impact on American life.
Lift Every Voice: Minstrels
- Companion to the "Music in American Life" exhibit at the University of Virginia Library. Commentary accompanies pictures of original minstrel show programs, illustrations and paraphanalia.
Minstrel Show, The
- Page from a site on the Jacksonian era in America provides a short history of the minstrel genre and an exploration of the archetypes it created.
- Explores the musical tradition. Includes an article by John Kenrick and a typical minstrel program.
Minstrelsy Homepage 1830-1852
- Includes image gallery, songs, texts, notices and reviews, articles, and essays and interpretation of the minstrel show tradition.
Stephen Foster | Blackface Minstrelsy
- From the website for the PBS American Experience documentary "Stephen Foster" a page of information on the Minstrel Show in the 19th century.
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