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Unformatted text preview: o Arrangement in which white farmers allowed blacks to work a portion of land in return for a share of the annual crop Fisk Jubilee Singers o Began international tour in 1871 o Composed of freed slaves o Played many classical numbers 6. The Entertainment Industry Minstrelsy o Showed that featured white entertainers impersonating African Americans o Joking, singing, playing banjo, fiddle, and percussion instruments o Stock characters included Jim Crow Vaudeville o Originated from minstrelsy o From 1890 to 1930s o Songs, dances, jokes, juggling, etc o Much like a circus Bert Williams o Greatest star of black vaudeville o Played a slow witted negro in ragged clothes always looking for get rich quick schemes Starred in Zeigfelds Follies...
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