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Object Name Program
Date May 1, 1909
Title Minstrel and Vaudeville Show
Description Program printed in black ink on off-white paper. Program is two sheets of paper folded in half and stapled to form 8 pages. Printed on the front cover: "Minstrel and Vaudeville / SHOW / Saturday, May 1st, '09 / Curtis Lyceum / PROCEEDS TO BE DONATED TO / THE S. R. SMITH INFIRMARY." The interior pages contain a program for the show, and numerous advertisements. Local businesses include: Jimmie's Boot Black Parlor; Tompkins Department Store; Gregg Bros.; the Duval Manufacturing Co.; Staten Island Savings Bank; T. Irving Simonson, Home Furnishings; Norman & Young, Building Contractors; May & Dalton, Undertakers and Embalmers; Foggin's Walk-over Boot Shop; Hooker Bros.; M. Tramutola,
dealer in fruits and vegetables; the Prall Agency (real estate and insurance); John M. Braisted, attorney and counselor-at-law; R. Leon, cigars and tobacco; Richmond Sign Co.; Lowell's Music Store; Chas. H. Lilly; Simonson's Seed Store; McFarland the Florist; and William B. Tyndale, resident salesman of Sohmer Pianos.
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Acquisition Collection of the Staten Island Historical Society
Earliest Date 1909
Latest Date 1909
Material Paper
Subjects Theater programs
Ephemera
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X17.0061
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, December 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.