Life and Times of Actress EJ Phillips 
Her dramatic career, cross-country travels, family life,  
Golden Age of the  American theatre, 19th century technologies & Arrival of the  20th century  

Em Turner Nickinson Kuhl and Mary Glen Kuhl Chitty

Elizabeth Jane Phillips Nickinson  1830-1904   
Photographs, playbills, maps & artifacts   Film    EJP's 140 year old quilt
About these letters     Cast of characters     John Nickinson      Dolman Family EJ Phillips in The Rivals as Mrs. Malaprop, Chestnut St Theatre Philadelphia 1877

Acting life & profession   Plays   Playwrights     Barrymores    Booths    Theatres    Theatre companies & managers  
   Gilbert (& Sullivan)   Oscar Wilde, Vera the Nihilist & Lady Windermere's Fan   Shakespeare's plays    Uncle Tom's Cabin and other plays about slavery
Costumes, street wear & children's clothes

Health & Medicine   Sarah Bernhardt's cold prevention recipe      Pregnancy & Childbirth
Houses, Boarding Houses & Housekeeping   Food Hotels & hotel life    Babies & single parenthood  
History  Civil War in Cincinnati  
  Bartholdi Day & the Statue of Liberty 1886     Centennial  of Washington's Inauguration 1889    Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893
Money    Newspapers    Politics  

Strenuous  travel   Climbing Pike's Peak 1883    Railroads    Train wrecks     An EJ Phillips' 21st century railroad trip                    
Recreations & sports   Baseball 
 Bicycles   Dancing   Fishing   Horse racing & driving   Sleighing   Swimming   Volunteer fire dept and fires
RUM & drinking   Slang
Telecommunications & other technologies 
 Air conditioning    Electricity     Photography    Transportation     Typewriters                                               

  Baltimore   Boston  Buffalo   Chicago  Cincinnati   Denver    Hamilton Ontario   Los Angeles   Middletown NY    Montreal   New Orleans   New York City 1839-1850    New York Walking Tour   Omaha   Philadelphia   Portland, Oregon   Salt Lake City   San Francisco  Seattle   Texas   Toronto    Vancouver   Washington DC  Historic tourism 
Letters 1883-1901  Arrival of the Twentieth Century   EJ Phillips now on Facebook 
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A to Z  index   Bibliography   Book outline   Chronology   Family    AM Palmer Company colleagues      People     Places     Site Map      

This site is a treasury of late 19th century American theatrical information, with copious links to major theatrical figures, theatres and productions of the period.  Theatre History on the Web 19th century resources,  Jack Wolcott

Last updated April 22,  2018  Contact us  On the web since 2003.

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