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Nel Lindemulder Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Li-Ma, Box 10, Folder: 2
Identifier: LP001611

Scope and Content

The Nel Lindemulder Papers contains 1 folder. This file contains a Brookwood Song Book and the play script of 'Sit-Down!' written by William B. Titus and performed by the Brookwood Labor Players in 1937.

Dates

  • 1937

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

History

Nel Lindemulder, of Grand Rapids (Michigan) was a member of the Brookwood Labor Players touring troupe in 1937. She handled the wardrobe and set furnishing for the troupe. Her husband, Gehardus (Gerhard) also participated in the touring troupe as a director, manager, and actor.

The Lindemulders worked for other small theater groups after Brookwood, namely, WPA Theatre in Florida, Petite Theatre de La Vieux Carre in New Orleans (Louisiana), and community theatre in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek (Michigan).

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Nel Lindemulder worked for the Brookwood Labor Players touring troupe in 1937. She assisted with wardbrode and set scenery for the play "Sit-Down!" by William Titus that was performed that year. The collection contains a copy of the "Sit-Down!" script and a Brookwood Song Book.

Arrangement

Material arranged in one folder.

Acquisition

Material was donated to the Walter P. Reuther Library by Leslie F. Orear in 1994.

Related Materials

Brookwood Labor College Records; Brookwood Labor College: Mark and Helen Norton Starr Papers

Transfers

3 photographs of the play located in AV.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Shae Rafferty on July 11, 2018.
Title
Guide to the Nel Lindemulder Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Shae Rafferty.
Date
2018-07-11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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