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Unknown [Program for the play Hiawatha]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05092.03.01 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Document Date: circa 25 October 1892 Pagination: 3 p. ; 15.3 x 25.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Performed at the Shawmut Universalist Church. Includes pencil notes (possibly designating who will perform each part). Contains a list of names on verso of persons responsible for different aspects of production. The name "Sarah Bickford" is written in pencil on verso.

People: Bickford, Sarah, fl. 1892

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Literature and Language ArtsAmerican Indian HistoryWomen's HistoryReligionAfrican American HistoryArt, Music, Theater, and Film

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