Pioneer Theatre in the Boise Basin: 1863-1899: Boise, Idaho Theatre from Gold Rush Days Through the Gilded Age
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The interesting story of how in four decades an isolated mining camp supply town in the Idaho territory overcame major obstacles to earn recognition as a Pacific Northwest "show town" with a fine theatre and large audiences to support frequent performances by national touring companies.
- Illustrated with over forty historic photographs
- Brief biographies of many nineteenth century performers
- Covers a wide range of theatrical events: comedies, dramas, minstrel shows, circuses, musicians, magicians and variety shows.
Lauterbach, Charles E., "Pioneer Theatre in the Boise Basin: 1863-1899: Boise, Idaho Theatre from Gold Rush Days Through the Gilded Age" (2013). Faculty & Staff Authored Books. 469.