Associated Little Theaters of Greater Hartford, 1949 - 1951
Scope and Content
Papers of Gwen Reed, a Hartford tobacco worker turned actress, educator, and community worker. Included are papers from her involvement with Community Players, Hartford Stage Company, and Playtime for Tots. Theater programs and scripts constitute about a third of the collection. A valuable source of information is Reed's scrapbook from her time with the Charles Gilpin Players (1936-1939), a beneficiary of the Federal Theater Project. Reed is also well known for having portrayed Aunt Jemima throughout New England during a 17-year career with the Quaker Oats Company. Additional material includes photographs, a video tape from WFSB Channel 3, and plaques.
- Other: 1949 - 1951
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is stored in a restricted area and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.
From the Collection: 3 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English