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"Dear Mother and All": A Play Based on the World War I Letters From Marine Charles Vernon Brown and His Family

Sunday, November 12, 2017, 02:00pm

Charles Vernon Brown, 1918- Collection Massillon Museum (84.97.282)

About The Event

Dear Mother & All is a play written by Sandra Perlman, based on the actual letters between a 19-year-old boy, his family, friends and relatives in Massillon, Ohio during a few months in 1918 while he served as a Marine in World War I, and again when his body came home from France in 1921. The play's structure is meant to counterpoint how one ordinary boy's experiences, life, and death affected all of those who knew him as parent, brother, relative, friend, schoolmate and boyfriend.  The play is based on letters preserved in the Massillon Museum archives, originally funded by the Ohio Humanities.


Contact : Mandy Altimus Pond, Massillon Museum: apond@massillonmuseum.org
Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Ohio

 

Location : Lions Lincoln Theater
156 Lincoln Way E
Massillon, OH, 44646
USA

 

 

"Dear Mother and All" will be performed in conjunction with the Massillon Museum's exhibition "Stark County in the Great War."

 Charles Vernon Brown, 1918- Collection Massillon Museum (84.97.282)

 

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