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Register of the Felicita Collection of Photographs and Ephemera MSS 711
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Description
The collection is comprised of photographs, negatives, programs, and promotional materials relating to the historical pageant Felicita, written by Benjamin F. Sherman and performed annually from 1927-1932 in Escondido, California.
Background
The historical pageant Felicita, based on a story purported to be true of a local American Indian woman of that name, was performed annually in Escondido, San Diego County, from 1927 to 1932. Written by Benjamin F. Sherman, the pageant adapts material from Elizabeth Roberts' Indian Stories of the Southwest (1917) and from the events of the Battle of San Pasqual (1846).
Extent
0.2 Linear feet 1 archives box
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.