Cowl, Jane, 1884-1950

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Dates:
Birth 1884-12-14
Death 1950-06-22
English

Biographical notes:

Jane Cowl (1884-1950) was an actress, playwright and theatrical producer. She appeared in her most famous acting roles in the 1920s and 1930s and co-authored several plays during this period with Jane Murfin. During World War II she was co-director of the Stage Door Canteen, an entertainment center for U.S. servicemen and women in New York City. She also hosted a radio program in the 1940s.

From the description of Jane Cowl papers, 1907-1949, bulk (1927-1945). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122640119

From the guide to the Jane Cowl papers, 1907-1949, 1927-1945, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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Subjects:

  • Women in the theater
  • World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief
  • Acting
  • Radio programs--United States
  • Theater--Europe
  • Theater
  • Radio programs
  • Theater--New York (State)--New York

Occupations:

  • Actors
  • Dramatists

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)