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Madge West Joseph scrapbooks

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Pub. Date:
1926
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English
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Scope and content: The collection consists of two theatrical scrapbooks and individually foldered photographs that belonged to the American actress Madge West Joseph (1892-1985). The primary and secondary sources include biographical newspaper articles, theatrical programs, theatrical reviews, photographs, correspondence, telegrams, and ephemera. The collection documents the actress's involvement with Nashville theatrical guilds and organizations that commenced after her marriage to Nashville native J. Barthell Joseph. The collection provides information about the history of Nashville's theatrical productions in which the actress performed or directed while living in Nashville during the 1920's through 1950's. The collection includes several published articles describing her career in New York.
The original theatrical programs in scrapbook #1 are the following: The Litte Theatre Guild: "The Imaginary Invalid," 1926; "Captain Applejack," 1926; "Meet the Wife," 1928; Orpheum Theatre: "Benefit Performance for the Flood Sufferers Under the Auspices of the Nashville Chamber of Commerce," 1927; The Centennial Club's production of "A Doll's House," n.d. and "Holiday," 1934; Nashville Little Theatre: "Hay Fever," ca. 1929; Peabody Aid Society: "The Old District School," ca. 1932; "The Offstage Noise" published by the Nashville Community Playhouse, March, 1939 and "Pursuit of Happiness," Feb., 1941; The Community Playhouse: "By Request," n.d., and "Calvacade of Invasions" presented by the Metropolitan Opera Guild at the Ryman Auditorium.
There are twelve photographs in scrapbook #1, which depict the following subjects: four photographs of stage scenes from "The Imaginary Invalid"--"My Stagecrafter Picnic, Montgomery Bell Academy"--actors in "Hay Fever" production--the Centennial Club Dramatic Department--Dr. A. M. Harris, Madge Joseph and other actors--the WSM radio "newsreel" of outstanding colleges in the nation-- Mrs. Joseph and her daughter Ann Cordelia--"Madge West and the WSM Players," with the Francis Craig Orchestra--Madge West Joseph on stage circa 1920's. Includes a newsclipping from "The Nashville Banner" titled "Stagecrafters Have Memorial Meeting for Dr. Schermerhorn" (Feb. 1935).
Scrapbook #2 includes theatrical programs of the following: Nashville Children's Theatre: "Daniel Boone," Nov. 1948; "The Emperor's New Clothes," n.d.; Nashville Community Playhouse: "Sophocles' Oedipus with the Warrior's Husband," 1947-48 season; "The Tempest," Dec. 1947, "Pygmalion," n.d.; "Peter Pan," n.d.; "The Royal Family," n.d.; "Victoria Regina," n.d. Includes some documentary sources about the family of the actress. Includes altogether twelve photographs related to various Nashville productions, actors in the CBS television production of "Look Homeward Angel," a studio portrait of Madge West Joseph and a birthday photograph of her son J. Barthell Joseph, Jr.
In separate folders are thirteen black & white photographs depicting various theatrical scenes in which actress Madge West Joseph appeared on the stage.
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subject_facet Actors -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Actresses -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Children's theater -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Clippings
Community theater -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Correspondence
Drama
Entertainers -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Ephemera
Joseph family
Joseph, Madge West, -- 1892-1985
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Nashville Children's Theatre
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Sources
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Social life and customs
Performing arts -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Photographs
Programs
Radio actors and actresses -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Radio and theater -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Scrapbooks
Telegrams
Television actors and actresses -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Television and advertising -- History -- Sources
Theater -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Theaters -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Theatrical companies -- Tennessee -- Nashville
WSM (Radio station : Nashville, Tenn.) -- History -- Sources
Women entertainers -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Women in the theater -- Tennessee -- Nashville
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Community theater
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Entertainers
History
Joseph family
Joseph, Madge West
Motion picture actors and actresses
Performing arts
Radio actors and actresses
Radio and theater
Social life and customs
Television actors and actresses
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Theater
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Theatrical companies
Women entertainers
Women in the theater