[Letter from Kathy Stephan to Sterling Houston - December 3, 2001]

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Letter from Kathy Stephan to Sterling Houston, a prominent Texan playwright. She writes informing him of a creative project she is interested in developing- a play about Lillian Gish, a silent film actress whose life has inspired Kathy. She notes that strong racial commentary could come from the project. She has attached three pages of xeroxed newspaper clippings about the actress.

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[4] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Stephan, Kathy December 3, 2001.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from Kathy Stephan to Sterling Houston - December 3, 2001]
  • Series Title: Sterling Houston Papers

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Letter from Kathy Stephan to Sterling Houston, a prominent Texan playwright. She writes informing him of a creative project she is interested in developing- a play about Lillian Gish, a silent film actress whose life has inspired Kathy. She notes that strong racial commentary could come from the project. She has attached three pages of xeroxed newspaper clippings about the actress.

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[4] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • December 3, 2001

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Stephan, Kathy. [Letter from Kathy Stephan to Sterling Houston - December 3, 2001], letter, December 3, 2001; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth290976/: accessed September 22, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.