During the Civil War, Henry Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter his brother discusses Henry's attempts to...
In the brief letter, the Strike Committee orders members of the Association "to stop playing at once, until further notice." The 1919 strike ended the dominance of theater owners, investors, and producers in New York.
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