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A photograph album containing photographs and newspaper clippings about the June Frisby Academy of Music located in Wichita, Kansas. Also included in the collection is her obituary and a wedding invitation. The musicians are often in costumes--Hawaiian, Colonial, etc. Some of the photos include a person in "black face", a form of comedic theater based on stereotyped caricatures of African Americans. Black face comedy was a prominent form of American popular culture from the mid-19th century until the civil rights movement in the 1960s.

Creator: Mullendore, Violetta Mareia June Frisby
Date: 1926 - 1930

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Item Number: 228549
Call Number: 2013-105
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 228549

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