Black Stereotypes in Vermont History

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All Star minstrel show, in Gaysville, Vt.
Minstrel shows in which white men appeared in blackface were popular in Vermont as well as other areas of the country. This article describes one such show in Gaysville, a village of Stockbridge, Vt., in 1932.

Minstrel revue in St. Johnsbury
Minstrel shows in which white men appeared in blackface were popular in Vermont as well as other areas of the country. This article describes one such show at the Cray's Star Theater in St. Johnsbury in 1932.

All-Star minstrel show in Vermont
Minstrel shows in which white men appeared in blackface were popular in Vermont as well as other areas of the country. This photograph shows the "All- Star Minstrels," a group of 14 men on stage, twelve of them in blackface. Most of the men in…