"Canal Capers of 1947" program

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1947

GUSN

GUSN-289513

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

theater (discipline)
advertisements
performing artists
programs (documents)

Physical Description

1 program

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Reference Code

MS028.01.023.001

Places

Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Material Type

programs (documents)

Other Organizations

St. Peter's Church-on-the-Canal (Buzzards Bay, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

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