Group Theater collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of various materials relating to the history of the Group Theater, including newspaper clippings, scripts, brochures, articles, photographs, newsletters, and tickets.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
The Saint Paul Group Theater was a short-lived theater group that began in 1935 and ran until around 1940. The group grew out of the Jewish Educational Center and were an amateur theater group where members received no pay. Over the years directors and Assistant Directors included Jack Geller and Ethel Pasternak. They would perform at the Jewish Educational Center which was located at Holly and Grotto and at the Y.W.C.A in Saint Paul. Many of their productions related to issues of social justice. They were also known as the Grotto Players.
0.40 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of various materials that document the St. Paul Group Theater, an amateur theater group that began at the Jewish Educational Center in the 1930s.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Andrew Rapoport in November of 2019.
- Jewish theater Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jews -- Minnesota Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Theater - 20th Century Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Theater -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Group Theater collection, 1929-1977
- Kate Dietrick and Hannah Mallek
- November 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area