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Scope and Content
This collection consists of materials documenting the career of contemporary American composer and Georgia Southern University Professor Emeritus Michael Braz. Materials span 2004 - 2007, and include professional files, photographs, costume designs, a three-dimensional set model, and articles primarily related to the 2007 production of A Scholar Under Siege. The opera concerns desegregation and racial politics in 1941 Georgia, focusing on the firing of Marvin Pittman, President of Georgia Teachers College, by Georgia governor Eugen Talmadge.
opera, Marvin Pittman, Michael Braz, Eugene Talmadge, Georgia Teachers College, theatre, drama, A Scholar Under Siege
History | Theatre and Performance Studies
Gift of Michael Braz, 2007.
Zach S. Henderson Library Special Collections, "Michael Braz papers" (2007). Finding Aids. 186.