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Southwick Recital from December 3, 1996. Audio includes a humming noise in the background. Recital held at the Vault. Welcome by J. Gregory Payne. Susan Piccilio performed "Breakfast at Tiffany's" by Truman Capote. Tom Smith performed Carl Sandburg's poem "The Man with the Broken Fingers." Suzie Sims-Fletcher G'93 reads keynote of "The Emerson Philosophy of Expression and Application to Character Education 1930" by Jessie Elridge Southwick and performs the poem "A Flower for the Professor's Garden in Verses: A Little Advice to the Teachers" by Irwin Edman, performs "Pygmalion" by Bernard Shaw, "Educating Rita" by Willy Russell, and "Inventory" by George Park.

1996-12-03

Kenneth C. Crannell '55 G'57 performs "My Fair Lady" by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe on April 30, 1969.

1969-04-30

Emerson College Southwick Recital 1971 part one of two. A Verbal Collage of Joan of Arc. Produced by WYHB-TV Youville Hospital. 1:30 in total run time. A humming sound can be heard throughout the recording.

1971-05-24

Emerson College Southwick Recital 1971 part two of two. A Verbal Collage of Joan of Arc. Produced by WYHB-TV Youville Hospital. 1:30 in total run time. A humming sound can be heard throughout the recording.

1971-05-24

Kenneth C. Crannell '55 G'57 in New Hampshire performing scenes from "Becket" by Jean Anouilh on March 15, 1973.

1973-03-16

Southwick Recital from October 1975. Around 36 minutes, the audio becomes harder to hear. Frances Crowley LaShoto '44 G'47 performs T S Eliot's poem "Gus The Theatre Cat," Robert Frost's poem "The Last Word of a Blue Bird as Told to a Child" and "The Witch of Cöos." Kenneth C. Crannell '55 G'57 performs "Mountain Lion" by D.H. Lawrence, "Ah, Are You Digging On My Grave?" by Thomas Hardy, "Jimmy's Got a Goil" by EE Cummings, A "Love Song" by Samuel Hoffenstein, Sonnet 130 by Shakespeare, "The Book of Wisdom" by Stephen Crane, "Lucy Lake" by Ogden Nash, and a scene from "Beckett" by Jean Anouilh. June Hamblin Mitchell '35 G'42 performs "I Remember Mama" by John Van Druten.

1975-10-21

Welcome by Bill McDonald. Kenneth C. Crannell '55 G'57 performing oral interpretation at the University Wisconsin Eau Claire. Occurring on the same night as the final presidential debate in 1976. This performance is considered a welcome workshop and Crannell shares a monologue on discrimination. Crannell performs "The Mountain Whippoorwill: How Hill-Billy Jim Won the Great Fiddler's Prize: A Poem" by Stephen Vincent Benet.

1976-10-22

Emerson College Southwick Recital September 1977. Part one of two. June Hamblin Mitchell performs excerpts from the play "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare.

1977-09

Emerson College Southwick Recital September 1977. Part two of two. June Hamblin Mitchell performs excerpts from the play "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare.

1977-09

Emerson College Southwick Recital 1977 Part Two. Kenneth C. Crannell '55 G'57 performs an excerpt from the play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" by Edward Albee. Part One has not been digitized.

1977

Southwick Recital 1978 Spring and Fall. Part two of two. Ken Crannell performed an excerpt from the plays "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde and "The Sandbox" by Edward Albee. Marilyn Lewis-Scott performed "The Pauper Witch of Grafton" by Robert Frost. Frances Crowley LaShoto '44 G'47 performed "The Witch of Coos" by Robert Frost. Dorothy Mains Prince '70 G'79 performed "The Stronger" by August Strindberg. June Hamblin Mitchell '35 G'44 performed "The Education of Hyman Kaplan" by Leo Rosten.

1978

Emerson College Alumni Southwick Recital November 14, 1978. June Hamblin Mitchell's performance of the play "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" by Rudolf Besier.

1978-11-14

Emerson College Southwick Recital Spring 1978. Part one of two. Dorothy Mains Prince '70 G'79 performed "Salvation" by Langston Hughes " and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow Is Enuf" by Ntozake Shange. June Hamblin Mitchell '35 G'42 performed "The Royal Family" by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber. From 21:26-21:48 the sound drops out of the video.

1978

June Hamblin Mitchell '35 G'44 performs "Eve" by Ralph Hodgson, "The Blue-Flag in the Bog" by Edna St. Vincent Millay, and "Epilogue from For the Time Being" by W. H. Auden. Marilyn Lewis-Scott performs "Portrait of a Lady" by T. S. Eliot and "Portrait d'une Femme" by Ezra Pound. Kenneth C. Crannell '55 G'57 performs "Departmental" by Robert Frost, "Song #12" by W. H. Auden, and "Becket" by Jean Anouilh. Vito Silvestri '59 performs "Facade" by Edith Sitwell.

1979

Kenneth C. Crannell performed a selection of poetry: "Love Song" by Samuel Hoffenstein; "Jenny Kissed Me" by Leigh Hunt; "Little Libby" by Julia Ann Moore; "Lucy Lake" by Ogden Ash; "The Mountain Whippoorwill" by Stephen Vincent Benet; "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare; "Annabel Lee" by Edgar Allan Poe; "My Fair Lady" by Alan Jay Lerner.

1979

Emerson College Southwick Recital of October 24, 1985. Performances include a snippet of Edward Albee's play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolfe", "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare, and "The Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison. The recording abruptly ends before the performance concludes.

1985-10-24

Emerson College Southwick Recital April 25, 1986. Part one of two. A performance of Denise Levertov's poem "A Tree Telling Orpheus" followed by a performance of Joan Didion's essay "Holy Water."

1986-04-25

Emerson College Southwick Recital April 25, 1986. Part two of two. First featuring a performance of "Poem in October" by Dylan Thomas. Then the next performer recites a number of poems: "The Passionate Shepherd" to His Love by Christopher Marlowe and "The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd" by Sir Walter Raleigh, "Rituals" by Nikki Giovanni "No Platonic Love" by William Cartwright. "What's That Smell in the Kitchen?" by Marge Piercy, "Sonnet #138" by Shakespeare, "Beauty I Would Suffer for" by Marge Piercy, "Sonnet #130" by William Shakespeare, "For Saundra" by Nikki Giovanni.

1986-04-25

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