Handbill for a performance by the Fisk Jubilee Singers
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|Caption||A paper handbill advertisement for a performance by the Jubilee Singers on March 23, 1875 at City Hall in an unnamed location. One side of the handbill has the printed title [A SONG FROM FREDERICK DOUGLASS] at the top and then recounts a visit of the Jubilee Singers with Frederick Douglass where he shared a spiritual that he sang while enslaved that inspired him to seek freedom in the North. The lyrics of the song are printed in the center of the handbill. The details for the upcoming performance are printed at the bottom center in large text [CITY HALL / ON THE EVENING OF / TUESDAY, MARCH 23D, 1875. / Tickets now on sale at Stockbridge's]. At the bottom left corner in small print is [Tucker Printing House, Portland.]. Date: 1870s. Record ID: nmaahc_2011.57.1.|
|Artwork medium||ink on paper (fiber product)|
|Credit||Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture|
|Handbill performance Fisk Jubilee Singers paper advertisement Jubilee Singers March City Hall unnamed location Resistance Slavery Amusements HBCUs Folk Spirituals Singers|
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|YSH006727||1,970 x 2,687 pixels||3|
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