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Document Details


Title: Marion Hayes Cain
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Marin County Free Library. Civic Center Branch. Anne T. Kent California Room
Collection: Carla Ehat Oral History Program for the Anne T. Kent California Room
Description: The former Director of the Mountain Play Association, Marion discusses plays performed in the amphitheatre on Mount Tamalpais. She shares stories about the founders, including John D. Catlin, Garnet Holme, Dad O’Rourke, Mrs. D.F. Easton, William Kent, and Dan Totheroh. Marion talks about the early directors, actors and playwrights and the struggles to put on the plays from 1913 through the time of the interview. Marion was a director for eight years and shares a wealth of personal knowledge of this unique experience.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/mhcainft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cain, Marion Hayes, 1905(?)-1991
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1905
Speaker occupation: Director
Age at speaking: 70
Document date: 17-Oct-1975
Interviewer: Ehat, Carla; Kent, Anne
Locations discussed: California; Marin County, CA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: California; California--History; Community; Local history; Marin County (Calif.)--History; Marin County, CA; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029590-32816