Strings Attached – The Marionettes of Molka Reich

SC&A’s Federal Theatre Project Collection is home to a lot of unsual and fascinating pieces. At the request of a patron, I recently went through the Molka Reich Collection and found several interesting photographs.  Molka Reich led a most unusual life. After studying puppetry under Remo Bufano in New York, Continue Reading

Recent Acquisition Chronicles Transportation Development in the U.S. from the 1600s to 1880s

What was the state-of-the-art in terms of cross-country transportation in 1888?  How did transport technology evolve over the previous two hundred eighty years? The recently-acquired J.L Ringwalt work entitled Development of Transportation Systems in the United States… addresses those questions in detail. The work covers the entire spectrum of transportation Continue Reading