Manuscript Vertical Files 

Collection Number: MVF 24-18

Accession Number: 0708-129 and 0708-139

Item(s):  Brief biography of Jody Harmon and other material from her memorial tribute, June 29, 2008; a photo used in an Irving Arts Board calendar and brochure, c. 1980s; a photocopy of an ad for a production called the Ring-Around-the-Collar Comedy Tour.
 
Producer: Irving Arts Center

Donor: Mary Higbie

Date Received: June 10, 2008 and July 1, 2008

Literary Rights Statement: 

Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives,
Irving Public Library.

Description

     Jody Harmon was a longtime Irving resident and friend of the arts. She was involved in the local arts scene as a performer, costumer, and founder of the Metro Players. Included in the file is a brief biography of Jody Harmon and a news release announcing a memorial tribute for her; a DVD of the memorial tribute, June 29, 2008; a copy of a State of Texas Resolution recognizing Jody Harmon for her work with theater and arts in Irving; brief reflections on the life of Jody Harmon by people who had worked with and known her; and three digital photos of Jody Harmon.

     Also included is a promotional photo used in an Irving Arts Board calendar and brochure of an audience of Irvingites reacting to something taking place on an unseen stage, c. 1980s; and a photocopy of an ad for a production called the Ring-Around-the-Collar Comedy Tour starring Judy Truesdell and Cathy Whiteman.