Theater in Mankato, Part 1

Author: 
Jeanne Kress
Issue Date: 
October 1980

Covers the early history of a major form of local entertainment that began in 1870 and lasted half a century. The author credits the BECHS archives for its “wealth of source material, particularly two collections of original programs and photo brochures, as well as its newspaper resources.”

Key Word Search Terms: 
Manning, Hoerr, Vogt, Manderfeld, Opera House-Theatre, Bierbauer, Harmonia Association, Harmonia Hall, Neumaier, Griebel, Schmidt, Lulsdorff, DuBuisson, Dornberg, Hughes, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Mankato Review, Wagner
Decade: 
1980-1989