Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Container: Box 1, Folder: 8
Collection Scope From the Collection: The majority of the Carl and Annetta Wonnberger collection documents the founding and development of the Cranbrook Theatre School (CTS). A predominance of material reflects Carl's contributions as he wrote the plays as well as some of the songs. Annetta's work, which focused on the costumes, make-up, and props are primarily only documented through a few sketches. Their joint administration and collective creative output of the school is mainly told through many scripts and promotional...
Dates: 1928-1929, 1939
File — Container: Box 2, Folder: 10
Collection Scope From the Collection: The Ralph Harman and Myrtle Mary Batterman Booth Family Papers document family history and the Booths’ art collections.The Correspondence series covers 1908-1950, but the bulk of letters are those dated 1930-1931 from Ralph and Mary to their daughter Virginia, when she was residing in Europe with her husband, William. The Financial series (1904-1947) includes valuations and insurance documentation, as well as invoices. The Legal series (1927-1945) relates...
Abstract Carl and Annetta Wonnberger were fixtures at Cranbrook for over fifty years, leaving a lasting legacy of teaching excellence at both Cranbrook Schools and the Cranbrook Theatre School. Both were recipients of the Cranbrook Founders Award (Carl in 1965 and Annetta in 1991). Head of the Cranbrook School English Department from 1930-1967, Carl was very active professionally, was a prolific writer (Cranbrook School Fight Song is attributed to him), and received numerous education and theatrical...
Dates: 1906 - 1996