Neil O'Brien and his Great American Minstrels
@ University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
DescriptionThe image is a portrait of a man with "Matt. Keefe, America's greatest yodler" as the caption.O'Brien (c. 1869-1954) began as the endman in Lew Dockstader's Minstrels. He appears as an actor in several quasi-Shakespearean productions and farces in the early years of the century, and went solo after 1915. A recording of him singing with James J. Corbett is available on "The Monarchs of Minstrelsy."
Based on the date of publication, this material is believed to be in the public domain.