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Richmond Planet

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Location: Richmond, Virginia
Date of Publication: June 13, 1891 (Wednesday)
Frequency: weekly
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A Great Credit to the Afro-American Race

Same ad appears on p. 3 c. 3 on June 20, 1891Transcript of Article

Two talented and accomplished people of the race of Nationalist fame! Rev. J. Francis Robinson soloist, lecturer, and phrenologist. Mrs. Anna E. Norris Robinson, elocutionist and accompanist.

They have given successful entertainment in the following named cities: Boston, New Bedford, Lowell and Charlestown, Mass.; Providence and Newport, R.I.; New York City, Elmira, Oneida, Ithaca and Saratoga Springs, New York; Philadelphia, Carlisle, Chester and Greencastle, Penn; Baltimore and Washington Danville, Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Staunton and Winchester, Va.

The following are a few of the many press testimonials:--

"One of the finest elocutionists, white or black, in America."-Boston Herald.

"In some of her recitations, Mrs. Robinson excel all I have ever heard."-Rev. Thompson K. Beecher (brother of the late Henry Ward Beecher), Elmira, N.Y.

"I take pleasure in bearing testimony to the ability and character of Mrs. Anna Norris Robinson, who is a most acceptable elocutionist. She has a wide and varied experience and always give satisfactory amusement and instruction. I heartily commend her to any person or persons who may need her services.-J. C. Price, President Livingstone's College, Salisbury, N.C.

Engagements can be made with the above mentioned Elder and the Madam by addressing,

Rev. J. Francis Robinson,

402 Dice Street,

Charlottesville, Va.

Summary of Article
An advertisement for, Anna E. Noriss, a black elocutionist residing in Charlottesville.

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