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Jim Crow - Character in Minstrel Shows

Jim Crow - Character in Minstrel Shows Tragedies and Triumphs American History African American History Social Studies

This image of Thomas ("Daddy") Rice - as his character, Jim Crow - is from the cover of sheet music.

Rice is pictured in his "blackface" role.  He was performing at the Bowery Theater (also known as the "American Theater") at the time this illustration was created.


Media Credits

Image, Library of Congress.

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