Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

The Executive Committee for Greet Plays

image number:

P0048807

description:

This image scanned from page 259 of the 1906 Arbutus yearbook.

The image depicts the Executive Committee for Greet Plays which negotiated bringing the Ben Greet Plays to Indiana University for the first time on April 20, 1906. The Ben Greet Players performed The Merchant of Venice on April 20th and then Macbeth on April 21st.

The committee members are members of the senior class and are wearing the Mexican sombrero hats that the class adopted as their distinctive garb.

date taken:

1906

personal name:

Wylie, Andrew

personal name:

Ruch, Perry

personal name:

Adams, Webb

personal name:

Walker, Norman

corporate name:

Executive Committee for Greet Plays

corporate name:

Ben Greet Players

corporate name:

Class of 1906

event name:

Merchant of Venice

event name:

Macbeth

topic:

Hats

topic:

Group portraits

topic:

Sombreros

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups