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A portrait of playwright William Motter Inge, 1913-1973. Born in Independence, Kansas, Inge graduated from the University of Kansas, worked for a Wichita radio station, and taught in both high school and college. His play "Come Back, Little Sheba" brought him fame in 1949. In 1953, the play "Picnic" won 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.
Item Number: 240
Call Number: B Inge, William *3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 240
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Authors
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Literature - Authors
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Movies & Theater - Plays
Curriculum - The Kansas Journey - Chapter 11: A Changing Society, A Modern World
Date - 1950s - 1953
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Inge, William
Thematic Time Period - Eisenhower Years, 1946-1961
Type of Material - Photographs