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Object ID RG1005.AM
Collection RG1005 Foster, Mary (Goldenstein), 1904-1992
Object Name Play
Extent of Description 1 item
Title Mary Foster collection
Dates of Creation 1950s
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1959
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content The collection consists of a five-page play written by Mary Foster while she was teaching at Ansley, Custer County, Nebraska, in the 1950s. The play is about a missing five year old boy from the Ihlow (Eloe) family and members of the Kerr family helping to look for him. Themes explored in the play include friendship; the struggles of pioneer life; the importance of education; and the immigrant experience. The play is based on a true story.
Creator Foster, Mary (Goldenstein), 1904-1992
Finding Aids Mary Foster finding aid.
Subjects Theatrical productions
Frontier & pioneer life
People Foster, Mary (Goldenstein), 1904-1992
Search Terms Ansley (Neb.) -- Drama
Custer County (Neb.) -- Drama
Eloe family -- Drama
Friendship -- Drama
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Custer County -- Drama
Ihlow, William -- Drama
Kerr, Alice -- Drama
Kerr, Howard -- Drama