Life and Times of Actress EJ Phillips 1880s & 1890s 
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  Theatres  Theatre companies & managers   Gilbert (& Sullivan)    Oscar Wilde, Vera the Nihilist & Lady Windermere's Fan  Shakespeare's plays
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 George Washington's Inauguration 1889  Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893
Money   Newspapers   Politics  

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

Places  Baltimore   Boston   Buffalo   Chicago   Cincinnati   Denver   Los Angeles   Middletown NY   Montreal   New Orleans   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  please become a fan!

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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 May 2015  Contact us  On the web since 2003.