The Suffolk Players Pantomime, the University’s first theater group, began in 1936. Nearly eight decades later, the University’s Theater Department and its graduates are nationally renowned.
This 1937 photo shows a rehearsal for a production with an all-male cast.
ON CAMPUS in ’37
- Suffolk wins the University charter contest
- College of Business Administration (Sawyer Business School) is established
- Launch of the College Debating Society
- First Female Graduate Marion Archer MacDonald
- 20 Derne Street (Archer) raised from three to four stories
- Suffolk is ruled tax-exempt
OFF CAMPUS in ’37
- Detroit Red Wings win the NHL Stanley Cup
- United States first foreign trade zone, Staten Island, New York, opens
- Wallace H. Carothers invents Nylon First Social Security claims are paid
- Disney releases Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, first full-length animated feature in color and with sound
- Hindenburg explodes over New Jersey