'Uncle Tom's Cabin' poster   Save
Ohio History Connection
Description: Poster publicizing Harmount's production of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" at the Wilmington, Ohio, Opera House on Monday, September 27 (year unknown). Harmount's Uncle Tom's Cabin Company was a theatrical road show company which operated from 1903-1929, and was based in Williamsport, Ohio. The original novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was published in 1852 by Harriet Beecher Stowe of Cincinnati, Ohio. The anti-slavery novel depicted the harsh realities of slavery and helped fuel the abolitionist cause in the United States. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SC1509_01
Subjects: Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights; Underground Railroad; Abolition movement; Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896; Theater--Ohio;
Places: Wilmington (Ohio); Clinton County (Ohio)