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"A Woman's Honor" Playbill,

 Collection
Identifier: AC-550

Scope and Contents

The playbill is advertising a four-act drama "A Woman's Honor" as "the most up-to-date show ever given in our town." The town is Buffalo, West Virginia, the date is January 13, 1906. The cast of characters promises "intense dramatic action, thrilling climaxes, uproarious comedy, and a story of absorbing romantic interest....second to none." It was interspersed with the "best songs that New York has ever produced." Marvin M. Wears was the manager of the group and also sang in one of the songs. The proceeds went to the Buffalo Brass Band, with admission 25 cents for adults and 15 cents for children.

Dates

  • January 13, 1906

Language

English

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restriction.

Historical Note

Buffalo, West Virginia is located in Putnam County. The Drama "A Woman's Honor" was a drama in four acts advertised on January 13, 1906 as "the most up-to-date show ever given in our town." The bottom of the playbill says "this is probably the strongest DRAMA written of the modern romantic style. It is a Pure Love Story and its sentiment and pathos are of the sterling, Honest Kind, which appeals to every man and woman with a heart not of adamant." Time of play-3 hours. Admission was 25 cents for adults, fifteen for children. Proceeds were to benefit the Buffalo Brass Band. Marvin M. Wears, Manager.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This is a photostatic copy of a playbill for "A Woman's Honor," a four-act drama played in Buffalo, West Virginia January 13, 1906. Included is a cast of characters and songs, "the latest and best songs that New York has ever produced."

Arrangement

It is a single-item collection.

Acquisitions Information

It was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in July 2001. Accession number is AC.2001.072.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.
Title
AC.550: "A Woman's Honor" Playbill, January 13, 1906
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Anita Elliott
Date
3/13/2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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