On Display: Ah, Wilderness!

SC&A has put together an exhibit of materials from various productions of Eugene O’Neill’s only comedy Ah, Wilderness! On display in the A wing of Fenwick Library are photographs, playbills, scripts, production and technical notes, and other materials from Arena Stage, the Federal Theatre Project of the 1930s, and Studio Continue Reading

Comic Relief

A researcher inquiry recently led me to review the John C. Becher Soldier Show Collection and get a few laughs in the process.  The collection illustrates the various ways the U.S. military used comedy to maintain high morale during World War II.  Spanning the years 1940-1953, the collection includes poems, Continue Reading

Image from SC&A is Part of Archives Month in Virginia Poster

An image from SC&A’s Ollie Atkins Photograph Collection is featured in the poster for The Library of Virginia’s Archives in Virginia celebration. The collection contains photographs, negatives and contact sheets dating from 1943 to 1974. The images, numbering nearly 57,000, are representative of his work with The American Red Cross, Continue Reading