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us: Madame Sul-Te-Wan, 1873-1959

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    • us: Sul-Te-Wan, Mme., 1873-1959
    • us: Sul-Te-Wan, Madame, 1873-1959
    • us: Te-Wan, Sul, Mme., 1873-1959
    • us: Wan, Sul-Te-, Mme., 1873-1959
    • us: Sul-Te-Wan, 1873-1959
    • us: Madame Sultewan, 1873-1959
    • us: Madame Wan, 1873-1959
    • us: Conley, Nellie, 1873-1959
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        (naf) Louisville (Ky.)
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        (naf) Woodland Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
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        (naf) United States
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        • Organization: The Black Four Hundred (Firm)
        • Organization: Rair Black Minstrels (Firm)
        • Organization: Pier Theater (Venice, Los Angeles)
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        The Black Four Hundred (Firm)
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        Rair Black Minstrels (Firm)
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        Pier Theater (Venice, Los Angeles)
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      Sul-Te-Wan, Mme., 1873-1959Sul-Te-Wan,Mme.,1873-1959
  • Sources

    • found: Du Bois, W.E.B. Papers, 1803 (1877-1963) 1999 (Madame Sul-Te-Wan, Mme. Sul-Te-Wan)
    • found: OCLC, Mar. 4, 2011 (hdg: Sul-Te-Wan, Mme., 1873-1959; usage: Madame Sul-Te-Wan)
    • found: Internet movie database, March 18, 2014 (Madame Sul-Te-Wan; born, March 7, 1873 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA; died, February 1, 1959 (age 85) in Hollywood, California, USA; birth name, Nellie Conley; also credited as Sul-Te-Wan, Madame Sultewan, Madame Wan; Actress)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 23, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Sul-Te-Wan, Madame; Nellie; Creole Nell; actress, vaudeville performer, radio/television personality; born 12 September 1873 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States; performed vaudeville and burlesque at Buckingham Theater and New Brunswick Saloon; performed in vaudeville, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati's German-immigrant neighborhood, Ohio and Cincinnati's dime museum; organized and performed wth her own vaudeville touring companies, The Black Four Hundred and Rair Black Minstrels; performed at Pier Theater, Venice, Los Angeles; starred in The Birth of a Nation (1915), Intolerance(1916); played on TV and radio; was a film actor in Hollywood (1930s-1958); died 01 February 1959 in Woodland Hills, California, United States)
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