Information on the origins of the minstrel character, Jim Crow.
Information about the archive held at Princeton University.
Article on the 1950s BBC series filmed in the American tradition. From the Museum of Television online.
Includes images, background and a script sample.
Racism and racial stereotypes in the Jim Crow Era. Includes extensive information on minstrel shows, the stock characters originated in them such as Jim Crow, Zip Coon and their impact on American life.
Read about minstrelsy, and find out why it was popular during the 19th century.
Includes a typical script, promotional images, and commentary.
For sale over the internet.
Page from a site on the Jacksonian era in America provides a short history of the minstrel genre and an exploration of the archtypes it created.
Explores the musical tradition. Includes an article by John Kenrick and a typical minstrel program.