Kah-Woh, Catawba (Thank you, People of the River): A Drama of the Catawba Indians of South Carolina, and the White People Closely Associated with Them, from 1750-1791

Title

Kah-Woh, Catawba (Thank you, People of the River): A Drama of the Catawba Indians of South Carolina, and the White People Closely Associated with Them, from 1750-1791

Call Number

PN 6120 .I6 .L6 1960

Date of Publication

1960

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 93 pages

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Language

English

Historical Note

William Ivey Long [1911-1998] taught at Winthrop College (now University) from 1954 to 1976 where he established the theater department. Long was technical director and later director for the outdoor drama "The Lost Colony" in Manteo, N.C. for 22 years. Long started the Palmetto Drama Association in 1955. It was South Carolina's first high school drama festival. Mary Long [1919-1998] taught theater at Rock Hill High School for many years and was the first drama teacher in South Carolina's public schools. She performed the role of Queen Elizabeth in "The Lost Colony" for many years. Both Bill and Mary Long had great influence on the dramatic arts in North and South Carolina.

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Description

Kah-Woh Catawba, by William Ivey Long, Winthrop Professor of Theater 1954-1976 was written at the request of the York County Historical Commission in the spring and summer of 1960. The play was performed September 21-24 at Winthrop in Byrnes Auditorium with a cast of 106.

Additional Notes

This script may be used for scholarly research. Permission must be secured from the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections for use in a publication or performance of this work.

Provenance

Gift of the author

Publisher

Privately printed

City

Rock Hill, S.C.

Keywords

Catawba Indians, York County SC History, Drama, Theater

Disciplines

Cultural History | Performance Studies | Playwriting

Kah-Woh, Catawba (Thank you, People of the River): A Drama of the Catawba Indians of South Carolina, and the White People Closely Associated with Them, from 1750-1791

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