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Library of Congress' American Memory: American Variety Stage

Vaudeville Resource Page

Paul Volpe's Site on Sister Carrie and Legitimate Theatre in the Gilded Age

Looking at the Business of Theatre: 1896-1919

Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show