Jubilee Concert / At G.A.R. Hall, / Saturday Evening, / May 8th. / By Request! / The Colored / Jubilee Singers / [followed by 29 lines describing the concert at the Heath Post, G.A.R., listing the members of the Jubilee Singers, the titles of the songs to be presented (Swing Low Street Chariot, Roll, Jordan Roll, and others), admission charges, etc.].

Gardiner, ME: Heath Post, G.A.R., nd [1880s?]. Printed handbill, 9 x 3 3/4 inches, employing several sizes and styles of type. The group of Jubilee Singers who were to appear at this concert was not the "Fisk Jubilee Singers," but rather one of a number of groups who toured as "Jubilee Singers" in the 1880s. There were two Grand Army of the Republic Heath Posts, both in Maine, one in Gardiner, the other in Waterville, both named for Alvin M.C. Heath, editor and founder of the "Gardiner Home Journal," who was mortally wounded at Fredericksburg; The Gardiner Post was referred to as the 'Heath Post," the one in Waterville, the "W.S. Heath Post." Not recorded on OCLC. Browned and somewhat soiled, small tape repairs on verso. (8556). Item #61636

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