Mickel, Jere C. (1905-1985) | University of Illinois Archives
Name: Mickel, Jere C. (1905-1985)
Historical Note: An author and educator, Mickel was born in 1905 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He attended Nebraska State Teacher's College, University of Nebraska, University of Denver, and the Goodman School of Theatre. He traveled with tent show companies prior to the Depression. Mickel is the author of Footlights on the Prairie, a history of tent theater in the Midwest. He also taught at the University of Chicago, Texas State College for Women, Canterbury College, and Milikin University, where he was chairman of the Speech and Theater department. Mickel died in 1985 in Decatur, Illinois.
Note Author: Noah Lenstra