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Relationships of Jefferson, Joseph

To explore the relationships between the various bohemian writers and artists who frequented Pfaff's bar, select a person or group, and then select a relationship type. This section of the site is currently under construction; new content is being added on a regular basis.

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Booth, Edwin (1833-1893)

Jefferson played Rip van Winkle at Booth's theater during the 1868-1869 season.

Clare, Ada (1836-1874)

Clare commends Jefferson's recent role in the play Smike in her column for the Saturday Press.

Keene, Laura (1826-1873)

Jefferson and Keene starred in The Siam Light Guard together as husband and wife.

Jefferson makes a return to the stage with Laura Keene's theater company for the 1857-1858 season.

Jefferson takes over Keene's theater in 1860 for the summer season.

Jefferson worked with Laura Keene at her theater in the summer of 1860.

The Saturday Press reports that Jefferson is making a significant amount of money by working at Laura Keene's theater.

Winter, William (1836-1917)

Winter complimented Jefferson's performance in Our American Cousin.


Aldrich, Thomas Bailey (1836-1907)

Aldrich quotes Jefferson in a letter to W.H. Mabie and refers to him as "dear old Joe."