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"Canal Capers of 1947" program

MS028.01.023.001 (RS194220)

Description

This image employs racist stereotypes. A program from "Canal Capers of 1947," which was presented by St. Peter's Church and held at the Bourne Memorial Community Building on May 27th and 28th. The program lists the acts of the event, including many songs and some dances. It also includes many advertisements for local businesses. Inside the program is an insert advertising Sandwich Summer Theatre's production "All in the Family" to be held the following week. The cover of the program features a large illustration of a man wearing blackface.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1947
Physical Description
1 program
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
289513
Reference Code
MS028.01.023.001

Record details

Other Organizations
St. Peter's Church-on-the-Canal (Buzzards Bay, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
advertisements
performing artists
theater (discipline)
Material Type
programs (documents)
Places
Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Places (Buildings)
Bourne Memorial Community Building
Related Items
"Canal Capers of 1947" ticket stub

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