Tag: Tydeman and Dooley

  • John Dooley

    John Dooley

    John Dooley was a comedic acrobat who starred on the B.F. Keith vaudeville circuit in the 1900’s and 1910s. Amongst other performances, he was part of Tydeman & Dooley. Journalist Dan McConnell, who had grown up in the same neighborhood and had worked as a publicist for the Keith circuit in the 1910s wrote about…

  • Tydeman & Dooley

    Tydeman & Dooley

    TYDEMAN & DOOLEY were a pair of comedic acrobats who starred on the B.F. Keith vaudeville circuit in the 1900s and 1910s. Vincent A. Tydeman grew up in Camden, and also had a long career as a minor league baseball player. After retiring from baseball and the stage he remained a Camden resident until his…

  • Vincent Ariel Tydeman

    Vincent Ariel Tydeman

    VINCENT ARIEL TYDEMAN was born in New Jersey on August 24, 1883 to Edmund and Sarah Tydeman, who had come to America from England in 1878 with their nine children. Another child, Florence, was born just before the June 1880 census. Edmund Tydeman, the oldest son of a Baptist minister, was an optician who had…

  • The Casson Brothers

    The Casson Brothers

    Camden Morning Courier – July 8, 1904 The Casson Brothers, a clever acrobatic team, have secured an engagement at Guvernator’s pavillion theatre, Atlantic City, the last week in July. The team is made of Vincent Tydeman and William Dool, two local boys, Casson Brothers is their stage name [I assume this later became Tydeman and…