After the gold rush
After the abolition of slavery
After the civil rights movement.
After the civil war.
The development of adult education in America
The development of young American talent
The development of women artists in America
The development of child actors in America
During the antebellum era
During the antebellum movement
During the resurgence of rhythm and blues
It was never that popular
As a way to inform and entertain people.
As a way to educate the poor.
As a venue for traveling entertainers.
As a way to teach children with disabilities
In Springfield, Illinois
New York, New York
Lectures, dramatic performances, class instructions, and debates
Lectures and poetry
Class instructions and poetry.
On the East coast of the United States.
Near the border with Canada
In the South
In the Northeast and Midwest of the United States.