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Collection of material about the Federal Theatre Project, 1936-1990
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Box 1, Folder 1

Federal Theatre Plays 1938.

Scope and Content Note

Introduction by Hallie Flanagan, director of Federal Theatre Project, from Federal Theatre Plays. Pierre De Rohan (ed.), New York: De Capo, 1938. Description of how the concept of "the living newspaper" was launched as part of the Federal Theatre project.
Box 1, Folder 2

Flanagan's statement to HUAC 1938.

Scope and Content Note

Statement of Hallie Flanagan, National Director of Federal Theatre Project given at hearing before the Committee on Un-American Activities.
Box 1, Folder 3

Brief on Federal Theatre Project for HUAC January 3, 1939.

Scope and Content Note

Brief contains detailed responses to charges by witnesses who appeared before the Special Committee to investigate Un-American Activities House of Representatives. Includes statements of charges, statement by Hallie Flanagan, review of policies and activities of Federal Theatre project.
Box 1, Folder 4

A Conversation with Jeff Corey 1990.

Physical Description: VHS tape.
Box 1, Folder 5

A Conversation with Gene Stone 1989.

Scope and Content Note

VHS tape. Produced by Hugh and Martha Morehead.
Box 1, Folder 6

Battle Hymn undated.

Scope and Content Note

Pages for Act 3, Scene 3.
Box 1, Folder 7

Big White Fog: A Negro Tragedy ca. 1938.

Scope and Content Note

Script by Theodore Ward.
Box 1, Folder 8

Class of '29: A Play in Three Acts 1936.

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Script by Orrie Lashin and Milo Hastings, includes ground plans.
Box 1, Folder 9

The Cradle Will Rock undated.

Scope and Content Note

Copy of script.
Box 1, Folder 10

Created Equal: An American Chronicle in thirty-one scenes undated.

Scope and Content Note

Script by John Hunter Booth. Includes synopsis, and script. Note indicates that this copy is a revised version.
Box 2, Folder 1

Ethiopia January 1936.

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Script by Arthur Arent, introduction by Dan Isaac.
Box 2, Folder 2

Injunction Granted January 1938.

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Script by the editorial staff of the Living Newspaper, Arthur Arent, managing director. Note indicates July 24, 1936. Includes bibliography, synopsis of scenes, script for dialogue, list of costumes, cues for projection and sound, and props.
Box 2, Folder 3

It Can't Happen Here September 18, 1936.

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Script by John C. Moffitt and Sinclair Lewis, handwritten note indicates October 26, 1936.
Box 2, Folder 4

Life and Death of an American undated.

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Script by George Sklar.
Box 2, Folder 5

Medicine Show April 26, 1939.

Scope and Content Note

Includes script and bibliography.
Box 2, Folder 6

One-Third of a Nation undated.

Scope and Content Note

Pages for Scenes 1, 19, 21.
Box 2, Folder 7

Power: A Living Newspaper ca. February 23, 1937.

Scope and Content Note

Script by Arthur Arent. Includes cast list and script.
Box 2, Folder 8

Processional undated.

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Script by John Howard Lawson.
Box 2, Folder 9

Processional undated.

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Sheet music (1 of 2).
Box 3, Folder 1

Processional undated.

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Sheet music (2 of 2).
Box 3, Folder 2

The Revolt of the Beavers May 20, 1937.

Scope and Content Note

By Oscar Saul and Louis Lantz. Includes photographs from production list of props and script.
Box 3, Folder 3

Saleslady undated.

Scope and Content Note

Script by Upton Sinclair.
Box 3, Folder 4

Sing For Your Supper April 24, 1939.

Scope and Content Note

Script by project staff. Annotated.
Box 3, Folder 5

Spirochete 1938.

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Script by Arnold Sundgaard.
Box 3, Folder 6

The Trial of Dr. Beck ca. 1938.

Scope and Content Note

Script by Hughes Allison. Note indicates: revised version December 1938, typed as of January 4, 1939. Includes lists of props and lighting equipment.
Box 3, Folder 7

Trilogy in Black undated.

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Script by Ward Courtney.
Box 3, Folder 8

Triple-A Plowed Under 1936.

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Script by the staff of the Living Newspaper.
Box 3, Folder 9

"Voodoo" Macbeth April 14, 1936.

Scope and Content Note

Play by William Shakespeare, arranged and staged by Orson Welles.
Box 3, Folder 10

The Woman of Destiny March 2, 1936.

Scope and Content Note

Script by Samuel Jesse Warshawsky. Includes synopsis and script.