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
Health & Medicine   Sarah Bernhardt's cold prevention recipe      Pregnancy & Childbirth     Babies & single parenthood

Houses, Boarding Houses & Housekeeping     Food    Hotels & hotel life      Costumes, street wear & children's clothes
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                                               
Places  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 November 2018  Contact us  On the web since 2003.

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