“Political” Theater

Explore the connections between stage and statehouse in our collection of historical playbills and theater programs....

Two photos of Ed Wynn on a black background. He is wearing a hat in one and in the other he is speaking on a radio show.

Ed Wynn: A “Perfect” Jewish Comedian

Submitted by Dr. Rebecca Jefferson, Head of the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica and Jim Liversidge, Curator of Popular Culture Collections Among the hundreds of theater bills, flyers and programs...

Seated "Orange Bird" in plastic on bright yellow background

Come to the Florida Sunshine Tree

One of the most iconic advertising campaigns of the 1970s featured singer Anita Bryant and a silent cartoon Orange Bird. What happened to it?...

Cinerama and Widescreen Tourism in Florida

The Cinerama process provided inspiration for tourists looking for a vacation destination that would include the glories of Europe, the wonders of the western United States and the beauty of Florida’s Cypress...

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