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Billy Kersands

Billy Kersands (c. 1842–1915) was an African American comedian and dancer.

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The Moller Opera House and Saloon was perhaps Dover's first
as the popular Callender's Georgia Minstrels, featuring the great comic Billy Kersands.
Ye Old Tye News
the great comic Billy Kersands. (Cont. on Page 8).
The 'Other' Laughs Back: Humour and Resistance in Anti-racist
Guidelines 1992
recognized figures, including Billy Kersands, “Ma” Rainey, and “Jelly Roll” Morton worked for a significant amount of time on LaVilla's stages.
Callender Minstrels, hearing the great Billy Kersands sing "Dem Golden Slippers, " and Wallace King, the tenor render, "Listen to the Cricket.

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Program will focus on history of black comedy
He'll also discuss the minstrel era, which featured the likes of Billy Kersands, the most popular black comedian of the late 1800s.

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Billy Kersands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Billy Kersands (c. 1842–1915) was an African American comedian and dancer.
File:Billy Kersands.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Billy Kersands, minstrel show performer.
Billy Kersands -
Billy Kersands was one of the most famous. They also put on "blackface" to do their shows.
Hollywood Dance Orch. Irving Kaufman Oh, Dem Golden Slippers
Dec 29, 2009 In 1875, he got his first job with Billy Kersands all-negro minstrel group. For the next several years he toured the U.S.
billy reynaldi (@billykersands) on Twitter

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