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Subseries 2. Scrapbooks, 1933-1953

Scope and Content Notes:

All of these volumes are extremely brittle; please handle with great care. Compiler assumed to be Helen Wayne Rauh.

Volume 1 Pittsburgh Playhouse scrapbook, 1946-1953

Programs, brochures, announcements, photos, and clippings from the Playhouse School of the Theater courses and productions of theater and related activities. Also includes early clippings on Shirley Jones as a beauty pageant contestant and actress. Also included are a few programs from the Curtaineers of the Irene Kaufmann Settlement and Children's Civic Theatre Society.

Volume 2 Pittsburgh Playhouse scrapbook, 1934-1935

Clippings related to the opening season, 1934-35, of the Pittsburgh Playhouse. The majority of this volume is clippings, programs, announcements, and tickets of the Pittsburgh Civic Playhouse's Summer 1934 Season at the Arnold School. Includes clippings of Judith Anderson's appearance in the premiere of Female of the Species, August 1934.

Volume 3 Snatched from the Noose scrapbook, 1936

Clippings, photographs and programs related to the production of the melodrama, Snatched from the Noose, Fort Pitt Hotel, 1936.

Volume 4 Pittsburgh Summer Playhouse scrapbook, 1933-1934

Clippings, ephemera and programs related to the Pittsburgh Summer Playhouse of the Pittsburgh Little Theater and the Pittsburgh Civic Playhouse, 1933-34.