|February 6|| 1. Columbian Exposition, Chicago, and its
|March 11|| T.D. Rice and the beginnings of minstrelsy;
In addition to sources listed elsewhere, see:
Tony Pastor. Recent videodocumentary (1997) on vaudeville performers.
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The Minskys and the death of Burlesque. (See Minsky and Machlin, Minsky's Burlesque, 1986).
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The phenomenon of the revue in America.A recent book of interest is Linda Mizejewski, Ziegfeld Girl: Image and Icon in Culture and Cinema (Durham/London: Duke University Press, 1999).
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Melodrama: Genre of the Popular Theatre.
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Dioramas and Panoramas. See: