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The Widening Circle
Young Women's Christian Association of Grand Rapids, Michigan
Julien Bryan International Film Foundation
Thompson, Francis
Furland, Maxime
Pennebaker, D. A
Kraft, Marion
Huxley, Ellen
Forrell, Gene
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Fresno City and County Historical Society
California Revealed from Fresno City and County Historical Society
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This film relfects the activities of the Young Women's Christian Association's (YWCA) Department of Pagentry and Drama. The department's goal was to of develop community drama at local YWCA chapters, such as the Fesno, California chapter which was founded in 1904. According to Theater Magazine, Vol. 31, 1920, "The Widening Circle" was a community theater pageant produced by the Grand Rapids, Michigan YWCA. The production was directed by Julia Hogan and twenty-one local artists participated. Asset Type: Program
International Film Foundation, Inc. 1600 Broadway New York, N.Y. - TITLE Widening Circle PRINT NO 49 - Property of Young Women's Christian Assoc. Fresno, California - This film not to be used for television except by special agreement. - NON-INFLAMMABLE
moving image
16mm film
Documentary films
1 Reel of 1
Community theater
Young Women's Christian Association
Time Period
Grand Rapids (Mich.)
Fresno City and County Historical Society
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