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Plant's Follies: The Casino and Tampa's Civic Identity
This program was offered as part of the City of Tampa’s Archives Awareness Week in July 2022. The most famous performers in America appeared on the stage of the Tampa Bay Hotel’s Casino at the turn of the 20th century. Hear Dr. Charles McGraw Groh give a behind the scenes look at how theater programs were used to reconstruct Tampa’s place in this history of popular entertainment.
For more information, please visit our online exhibits:
“Minstrelsy in Black and White”
“Lucky Charms: An Opera, A Steamship and Tampa’s Civic Identity”
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