Theater Program, "Wizard of Oz," Boston Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, 1903

Summary

L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an American fairy tale classic. First published in 1900, the book tells the story of Dorothy, a little girl swept away to a strange and magical land, and her quest to return home. A musical production, loosely based on Baum's characters, was staged soon after the book's successful publication.

L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an American fairy tale classic. First published in 1900, the book tells the story of Dorothy, a little girl swept away to a strange and magical land, and her quest to return home. A musical production, loosely based on Baum's characters, was staged soon after the book's successful publication.

Artifact

Program (Document)

Date Made

November 1903

Subject Date

1903

Collection Title

Program Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

91.315.1916

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Christine Dillon.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 5.25 in

Inscriptions

Front cover reads: BOSTON THEATRE / LAWRENCE McCARTY / Lessee and manager / 1903- SEASON OF- 1904 / WEEK OF NOV. 30, 1903 / THE / WIZARD OF OZ

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