Thousands of images, texts, and audio/video from ECU's diverse collections and beyond.

Beyond the Sundown letter

Date: 1975 | Identifier: 1250.402.a
Undated letter to Frank Lewin about recording the music for Beyond the Sundown. It also includes production suggestions, such as where to cut and adjust some of the musical selections. Written in 1975, Beyond the Sundown was a play about the Alabama-Coushatta in the midst of the Texas War of Independence from Mexico, illustrating the story of their struggle to decide which party to throw their lot in with. Beyond the Sundown served dual roles of both presenting the history of the Alabama-Coushatta for tourists and preserving the history of their culture for their own tribal members. more...