Junior Scholars

1. How many different cities did the Fisk Jubilee Singers visit in October 1885?

2. Look at a map and locate the cities in England and Scotland that the Fisk Jubilee Singers visited in October 1885.

Senior Scholars

1. Describe the kind of accommodations for traveling and sleeping that the Fisk Jubilee Singers probably had when they went on tour in the United States. What kind of accommodations were they likely to find at that time in England, Scotland and other parts of Europe?

2. Name and identify other well known Black performers who were active between 1880 and 1890.


Use the travel logbook and a map of England and Scotland to determine how many miles the Fisk Jubilee Singers traveled during the month of October 1885.


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