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Minstrel jokes

Lew Hawkins

Minstrel jokes

containing monologues; duo-logues, cross fire gags, funny stories and jokes.

by Lew Hawkins

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Published by Ogilvie in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minstrel shows.,
  • African American wit and humor.,
  • American wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementComic illus. by S. Floyd Crews.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22908814M

      It was the first book I'd ever opened written by an African-American author. Notice I said "opened" and not "read." where I stumbled on the black-faced minstrel jokes of Bert Williams, typed.   More Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy. The influence of the joke, and white minstrel shows in general, on the form is complete and total, Author: Jesse David Fox.

    Joke Books and Humor Publications Finding Aid Prepared by Edith Serkownek, Septem ; Last Updated: March Inclusive Dates: Extent: 2 cubic feet (2 record storage boxes)Physical Location: 11th floor Historical Note: This material was collected and compiled by Special Collections to reflect a type of genre publishing popular in the early decades of 20th century.   On a Slow Train Through Arkansas: Funny Railroad Stories, Sayings of the Southern Darkies, All the Latest and Best Minstrel Jokes of the Day 96 Author: Thomas W. Jackson.

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Printer's pagination error, pages LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA Source: Source unknown. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for On a Slow Train Through Arkansaw: Funny Railroad Stories, Sayings of the Southern Darkies, All the Latest and Best Minstrel Jokes of the Day by Thomas William Jackson (, Paperback) at .


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Up-to-date minstrel jokes: A collection of popular jokes, talks, stump-speeches, conundrums, and monologues for amateur minstrels and a special arranged especially for Lady Minstrels [Wheeler, Herman H] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Up-to-date minstrel jokes: A collection of popular jokes, talks, stump-speeches, conundrums, and monologues for amateur Author: Herman H Wheeler.

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The Minstrel and Blackface Joke Book. Bio. The Minstrel And Blackface Joke Book is a dime-store publication of Vaudeville humor which Bonedust uses to comprise homework answers which he sells back to the gang.

The sarcastic and sardonic responses from the book prove to turn out to be a very interesting homework lesson. Shorts. Up-to-date Minstrel Jokes: A Collection of the Latest and Most Popular Jokes, Talks, Stump by Herman Henry Wheeler, George H. Coes. This book is titled New Minstrel and Black Face Joke Book.

This is book number It is written by: "LEADING FOOTLIGHT FAVORITES THE BEST MONOLOGUES, ENDMEN'S GAGS JOKES, ETC. AS DELIVERED BY THE BEST KNOWN FUN MAKERS ON THE MINSTREL AND VAUDEVILLE STAGE" The publishers are I. & M. Ottenheimer, Baltimore, Maryland New minstrel and black face joke book: the best monologues, endmen's gags, jokes, etc.

as delivered by the best known fun makers on the minstrel and vaudeville stage Publisher: Baltimore, MD: I. & M. Ottenheimer, Publishers [] © A softbound volume of The Baker’s Minstrel Joke Book published by Walter H. Baker Co. of Boston, distributed by Banner Play Company of Cincinnati with striking black and green cover illustration, the book containing “thousands of smiles, chuckles and roars” with “Minstrel jokes, monologues, cross fire, verse, repartee, talk, rhymes and conundrums”, written by Arthur Leroy Kaser.

If so, then this rare vintage nineteenth century joke book is for you. Originally published for wannabe minstrels and amateur endmen, the book is steeped with gags, stump speeches, and funny stories.

These are typical examples for comical dialogue, the way it was normally used in the first part of the minstrel show.

In many of these skits the Interlocutor acts mainly as a stooge to give Tambo or Bones the possibility to present their jokes. The Minstrel Guide and Joke Book: A Comprehensive Guide to the Organization and Conducting of a Minstrel Show, and How to Make up, Containing a Diversified Collection of the Latest Mirth-Creating Jokes, Gags, Cross-Fire and Monologues Passed over The by Anonymous (, Hardcover).

Ed on death of G. Primrose. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine.

The interlocutor then cracked jokes with the end men, and, for a finale, the company passed in review in the "walk around." This part of the minstrel show caricatured the black man, representing him by grotesque stereotypes that were retained in the minds of white American audiences for many decades.

The minstrel no longer strikes the gloomy, solemn, tragi-heroic note of the ‘Hildebrandslied’, for he wants to make even the epic sound entertaining; he tries to provide sensations, effective climaxes and. the minstrel guide and joke book a comprehensive guide to the organization and conducting of a minstrel show, and how to make up, containing a.

The Minstrel Guide and Joke Book, edited by Paul E. Lowe Blackface. – this site includes an absolutely horrifying black-face routine by Chick Watts and Cotton from It is a good example of how degrading minstrelsy was, if you have the stomach to watch it. New Minstrel and Black Face Joke Book: The Best Monologues, Endmen's Gags, Jokes, Etc.

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Wehman's minstrel sketches, conundrums, and jokes () (Reprint) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at If so, then this rare vintage nineteenth century first-edition joke book is for you.

Originally published for wannabe minstrels and amateur endmen, this book is steeped with gags and funny tales. The book gives hints for putting on a minstrel show and is loaded with numerous jokes, crossovers, end men's gags, monologs, skits, and the like.

The minstrel guide and joke book: a comprehensive guide to the organization and conducting of a minstrel show, and how to make up, containing a diversified collection of the latest mirth-creating jokes, gags, cross-fire and monologues passed over the footlights by the most celebrated artists in burnt cork on the American stage / (Baltimore: I.The Jokesters and Miscellaneous Booklets subseries contains several booklets with the texts of jokes used in minstrel shows, e.g., Burnt Cork Joker, as well as a dozen booklets on miscellaneous topics, such as books of sayings, the texts of speeches, and acting manuals.

So, while the minstrel show is American show business’s original sin, as we say, it is also the ancestor of all we hold dear. Family histories are like that. To learn more about the variety arts past and present, consult No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous, available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever.