Virginia minstreals 1843 nypl.digitalcollections.effab6f0-f8d0-0132-2c7a-58d385a7b928.001.w

Ethiopian quadrilles,: danced and sung by the Virginia minstrels, a group that was ironically formed in New York. It is credited with such still-popular songs as Jimmy Crack Corn.

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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