Historical Images of Porter County

The south wind crowns Duna

Date: October 19, 1913
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: AZO
Postmark: None
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: The Prairie Club of Chicago organized several outdoor dramatic events with the goal of spurring interest in the conservation of the Indiana Dunes. This postcard photograph is from the play Duna, the Spirit of the Dunes, which was written by Mrs. Jacob J. Abt. The play was written to commemorate the opening of the Prairie Club's Beach House located at Tremont on October 19, 1913.

Member of the cast included:
Duna - Elizabeth Brownell Crandell
The West Wind - Studley Burroughs
The East Wind - W. D. Richardson
The North Wind - Ivan Waterbury
The South Wind - Edgar D. Mohan
Vassals of the East Wind - Laura I. Davidson, Lilian M. Belfield, Margaret M. Lawler, and Mary Barr Fletcher
Vassals of the North Wind - Catherine A. Powers, Helen Chamberlin,
Dorothy A. Hughes, and Laura E. Hennings
Vassals of the South Wind - Clara Fahrenbach, Eva May Goodwin, Fay McConkey, and Louise E. Neville

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Image and related text prepared by Steven R. Shook


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