Consists of a travelogue and 49 black &
white silver gelatin photographs that document Vaudeville performer Ernest Dupille's
travels across the United States, focusing mainly on the western states, in 1914.
Dupille's handwritten observations are contained in a notebook entitled "Travels of a
troubador" and include facts and impressions of the places and people he encountered,
but he does not include much information on his performances. Black and white
photographs include scenic views, Dupille posing with local people, photographs of
Native Americans, etc.
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The text and photographs (49 black-and-white silver gelatin photographs, 24 x 17.5 cm.
and smaller) document the travels across the country of Vaudeville performer Ernest
Dupille in 1914. He traveled all over the western United States and wrote his
observations down in a notebook entitled, "Travels of a Troubador" (58 pages of
holograph text, single-sided). Dupille's observations include facts about the places
visited and his perceptions of the people. The photographs include scenic views, Dupille
posing with local people, and images of Native Americans. He does not, however, offer
much comment on his performances.
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