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Theater Playbills and Programs

Variety Stage 1870-1920
Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress

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These 146 theater playbills and programs provide information about variety theater productions, including names of performers, productions, the different acts that comprised an evening's entertainment, and advertisements. The items selected represent all the variety-related materials found among the thousands of souvenir theater playbills and programs housed in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division.
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The Library of Congress presents these documents as part of the record of the past. These primary historical documents reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. The Library of Congress does not endorse the views expressed in these collections, which may contain materials offensive to some readers.

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