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Shoo-fly regiment (musical play)

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Bob Cole, J. Rosamond Johnson, and James Weldon Johnson


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First African American operetta, a musical in three acts, opened in 1906 at the Majestic Theatre in Washington, D.C. History of the play is available in many sources.

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“Shoo-fly regiment (musical play),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 26, 2024,

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