An advertising card for a piano recital performed by Eunice Waymon at age 21. The recital cost $1.30 to attend and was sponsored by the Philadelphia Branch of the National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc.
A contract for Haverly's "Genuine Colored" Mastodon Minstrels to perform at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. The contract is a long folio leaf, with pre-printed fields that have been filled out by hand. An edit, by hand in ink, adds: "Genuine Colored" at the top of the document, which was signed by the troupe's manager, Charles Frohman. This contract stipulates that the minstrels were to get a share of the house take, based on the receipts at the door, a common practice even today. Haverly's United Mastodon Minstrels was a black-face minstrel troupe created in 1877. The back of the contract has an inscription that gives a name and a date.
A yellowish brown albumen print cartes-de-visite photograph of Thomas Wiggins. He is sitting in a chair with his left side facing the camera. He is holding a piece of paper with his right hand. His left hand is resting on his knee. A textile is on the left side of the photograph. A curtain is on the right side of the photograph. A textile is on the left side of the photograph. Printed on the bottom of the card mount is “Germon,” and “914 Arch St. Phila.”
A paper flier announcing a concert at the Zoar M.E. Church. The flier is white paper with black type and a black and white photograph of Mr. Charles A. Marshall. The heading above the photograph, list the performers as the Zoar M.E. Church choir and the Eminent Soloists. Type below the photograph gives additional information about the performers and details about the concert. The concert information notes that the concert takes place at the Zoar M. E. Church on April 8th, 1909. The back of the flier is blank.