Annie Russell Theatre Postcard

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Title

Annie Russell Theatre Postcard

Alternative Title

Annie Russell Theatre Postcard

Subject

Winter Park (Fla.)
Russell, Annie, 1864-1936
Rollins College (Winter Park, Fla.)
Postcards--Florida
Buildings--Florida
Theaters--Florida
Theatres

Description

Postcard showing the Annie Russell Theatre, located on the campus of Rollins College at 1000 Holt Avenue in Winter Park, Florida. The theatre was built in 1932 and was donated to the Rollins by Mary Curtis Bok Zimbalist in honor of her friend, Annie Ellen Russell (1864-1936), a British-born, American theatrical actress. Russell officially retired from the stage in 1918 and moved to Winter Park.She was encouraged by a friend to teach at Rollins College, and in 1931, the Annie Russell Theatre was founded. She opened the theatre in 1932 with a performance of In a Balcony. She taught at Rollins College until her death in 1936. The Annie Russell Theatre seats 377 people.

Source

Original 5.5 x 3.5 inch black and white postcard: L. L. Cook Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Publisher

L. L. Cook Company

Date Created

ca. 1940

Date Copyrighted

ca. 1940

Date Issued

ca. 1940

Contributor

Cook, Thomas

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 5.5 x 3.5 inch black and white postcard: L. L. Cook Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Is Part Of

Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Postcard Collection, Thomas Cook Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

448 KB

Medium

5.5 x 3.5 inch black and white postcard

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Winter Park, Florida

Spatial Coverage

28.593076, -81.34805

Temporal Coverage

1940-01-01/1940-12-31

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher
Humanities Teacher
Theater Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by the L. L. Cook Company.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by L. L. Cook Company and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cook, Thomas

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Thomas Cook

External Reference

"Our History." Rollins College. http://www.rollins.edu/annierussell/history/index.html.
Jensen, Joan M. 2012. "The Politics of Performance: Rollins College and the Annie Russell Theatre." Florida Historical Quarterly. Vol. 91, No. 1 (Summer 2012): 49-85.

Transcript

Annie Russel Theatrs
ROLLINS COLLEGE
WINTER PARK FLORIDA B1235

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 black and white postcard

Physical Dimensions

5.5 x 3.5 inch

Locations

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