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dc.contributor.authorOswald, Heatheren_US
dc.contributor.authorGraham, Anne M. (1966- )en_US
dc.contributor.otherWells, Palmer (1937- )en_US
dc.creatorKennesaw State University. Archivesen_US
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Palmer Wells, 2014-12-10, Kennesaw State University Archives Oral history project, 2014- , KSU/14/05/01/001, Kennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.descriptionPalmer Wells was born in Keokee, Virginia in 1937 and later moved with his family to Cumberland, Kentucky. He attended Berea College and graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Journalism. During his service in the U.S. Army in the 1960s, he served as editor for the Fort McNair newspaper in Washington, D.C. After leaving the Army, he worked in journalism and later for IBM, where he met his partner Michael Horne. Wells co-founded the Theatre on the Square in Marietta, Georgia with Michael Horne in 1982 and served as its managing director until its closure in 2012. In this interview, Wells discusses the operations of Theatre on the Square, the controversy surrounding their 1993 production of Lips Together, Teeth Apart, the death of this partner Michael Horne from complications relating to AIDS, and the dissolution of the Theatre in 2012.
dc.description.abstractOral history interview with Palmer Wells, co-founder of Marietta's Theatre in the Square.
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.rightsThe digital reproductions on this site are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use, please contact the Kennesaw State University Archives.en_US
dc.subjectCobb County (Ga.) -- History.en_US
dc.subjectVideo recordings
dc.subjectMarietta (Ga.) -- History.en_US
dc.subjectOral histories.en_US
dc.subjectCobb County (Ga.). Board of Commissioners -- History.en_US
dc.subjectGay rights -- Georgia -- Cobb County -- History.en_US
dc.subjectTheater -- Censorship -- United States -- History.en_US
dc.subjectWells, Palmer (1937- )en_US
dc.subjectVideo recordings.en_US
dc.subjectTheater -- Georgia -- Cobb County -- History.en_US
dc.subjectTheatre in the Square (Marietta, Ga.) -- History.en_US
dc.titleInterview with Palmer Wells, 2014-12-10en_US
dc.typeMoving imageen_US
dc.rights.holderKennesaw State Universityen_US

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    Oral histories pertaining to the LGBTQ experience
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    Interviews documenting the experiences of members of the LGBTQ community of Cobb County, Georgia and surrounding counties.

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