This collection is the repository for items related to projects, created by the Intro to Theatre Research and Writing class at the College of Wooster in Spring 2019, on Sophie Treadwell's Machinal.
Ruth Snyder sits in the electric chair on the day of her execution. This photo was taken by a secret camera strapped to photographer Tom Howard's ankle.
Black and white portrait of actor Louis Wolheim and actress Carlotta Monterey O'Neill in a Plymouth Theater production of Eugene O'Neill's The Hairy Ape. Monterey later became O'Neill's wife.
A photo of Ruth Snyder after her final haircut in preparation for her execution by electrocution for the murder of her husband Albert Snyder.
This work is an erotic examination of time and movement, a portrait of a mysterious woman that Duchamp noticed on the street and imagined in various states of undress.
Promotional photograph for the play Machinal, featuring Zita Johann and Clark Gable in the original 1928 production at the Plymouth Theater (New York).
Sophie Treadwell in an auto tour around the U.S.
Young Woman (Ellyn Thorson), is having her hair cut to prepare her for execution
The headstone marking the grave of Ruth Brown Snyder in the Woodlawn Cemetery in New York, New York.
A recent picture of the Long Island City Courthouse, where the trial of Ruth Snyder took place.
One of the few portraits taken of Sophie Treadwell, author and playwright, in 1925.