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Slide set: How Uncle Pompey jined de pledge: a temperance negro sketch (story: Walter Tyler, 12 slides, in/before 1891)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction
Slide 2
'I'se jined de pledge!' sang out little Abe
Slide 3
He belonged to the sad, dark army of Drink
Slide 4
'Uncle Pomp, don' -- don' ye want to jine'
Slide 5
He triumphantly glared down on the bold Cadet
Slide 6
Uncle Pompey, fat and heavy, climbed upon the roof
Slide 7
'Help! help! help!' he yelled
Slide 8
'Run, Abe!' screamed Aunty Flora
Slide 9
What if he came through the roof?
Slide 10
'Can't hab dis ladder until ye say ye'll jine'
Slide 11
Uncle Pompey said, 'I'll jine'
Slide 12
Interior -- Niggers rejoicing
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1891-1914 (item ref. 396)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1891

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894-1912 (item ref. 1785)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 74)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
story
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1891)
Reading or song
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Lucerna ID  3000715

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 August 2014

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