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Portrait of William Inge, 1913-1973, born in Independence, Kan., graduated from the University of Kansas, worked for a Wichita radio station, and taught in both high school and college before his play Come Back, Little Sheba brought him fame in 1949. In 1953, the play Picnic won him a Pulitzer Prize and in 1955, Bus Stop received rave reviews. Inge drew upon his Kansas background for the characters and storylines in his plays. This photograph shows Inge at the typewriter.
Creator: Pippin, Wilbur
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
Item Number: 208674
Call Number: B Inge, William *6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208674
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Writers
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Literature - Authors
Date - 1950s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Inge, William
Type of Material - Photographs