Purpose: The focus of this site is primarily on theatre of the
United States prior to 1900. Teachers and students of theatre history are
invited to use the site as they wish. The owner has not knowingly displayed
copyrighted images. Email questions or
Credits: Images marked with an asterisk come from the
private collection of Mr. Bill Nelson. The photographs are
not for sale; however, anyone interested in higher resolution scans from
his collection may contact him at: Bill
Nelson. Scans are not available for any of the other images on this site.
Professor Rodney Higginbotham, M.F.A.
Department of Communication, Media and Theatre
Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois U.S.A.