Markell retirement card from
Sacramento Bee staff
Box 1, Folder 2
Markell columns, published and responses 1973-1979
Columns include "Why Not Impeachment" (1973); "Nixon's TV Memoirs: Capitalizing On Infamy" (1975); "Worry, Worry, Worry.
Wanted: A Reliable Guru" (1975); "50 Years of 'Talkies': Not Always The Sound Of Music" (1977); "How To Spend The Sunset Years:
How Does Hang Gliding Strike You?" (1979); "Anita And The Gays: Bigotry Or Christianity?"; "Phyllis Schlafly And The ERA:
‘She Made A Believer Of Me'"; "To Each Her Own: Musings About Ms."
Box 1, Folder 3
Markell columns, drafts 1992
Columns include: "Great Decisions. Politics as Usual." (1992); "Who Is Calling Whom – What? RE: ‘Hachet Job on Reagan'";
"Didionitis"; "Is There Any Wonder… Why There Are Hesitations and Delays Over the Bush Clinton Debates?"; "Who's Fooling Whom?";
"A Word from Helen L. Markell"; "Draft Dodgers… Truth Dodgers"; "We Must Do This More Often; or, Tell Me All About Yourself,
Dear"; "News a la Carte"; "So We Are Going to War to Maintain Peace and Build a New World Order"; "The Home Stretch. Dan Quayle
- Ready or Not, Here I Come: A Review of His Performance"; "Dan Quayle - Running on Empty"
Photos show cast, crew, and production. Cast members shown include Frank McPeak and Ann Smith.
Box 1, Folder 10
KFBeeK Players - "On Borrowed Time" ephemera1948
Includes a playbill and a letter from the Oakland Veterans Administration Hospital to the KFBeeK Players.
KFBeeK Players - "Prime Play" photographs undated
KFBeeK Players - "Suds in Your Eyes" photographs ca. 1947
Photos show cast, crew, and production. Cast members shown include Betty Maloney and Claire Peterson.
Box 1, Folder 11
KFBeeK Players - "Suds in Your Eyes" ephemera ca. 1947
Includes correspondence between Markell and the Dramatists Play Service.
KFBeeK Players - "You Can't Take It with You" photographs 1944
Photos show cast, crew, and production. Cast members shown include Clara Guilberce, Myron "Max" Depew, Ruth Ward, Leta, Bob,
Box 1, Folder 12
KFBeeK Players - "You Can't Take It with You" ephemera 1944
Includes a playbill, clipping, and handwritten notes to cast by Markell.
KFBeeK Players - photographs from unidentified productions undated
Photos show unidentified productions. People identified in photos include Markell, Frances F., L. R. Matushak, Dick Rodda,
and Myron "Max" Depew.
Box 1, Folder 13
Sacramento Civic Theater history booklets 1966-1976
Sacramento Bee Beeline Book Alley photographs
One photograph shows Dr. John McKibbin.
Box 1, Folder 14
Sacramento Bee Beeline Book Alley spiral stenographer's notebooks
Box 1, Folder 15
Sacramento Bee Beeline Book Alley ephemera
Unidentified photographs 1966
Martin photographs 1943-1977
Included are photos of a 1943
Sacramento Bee Christmas party featuring Eleanor McClatchy, Gladys Cunningham, Mila Landis, and Esther Virone Martin; President John F.
Kennedy; Walter P. Jones; an NBC convention; Martin and her husband Emil; and a "25-Year Club" party.
Box 1, Folder 16
Martin ephemera 1945-1971
Includes an invitation from Eleanor McClatchy to a luncheon to welcome new members to the 25-Year Club; a 1971 issue of Beelines,
the McClatchy Newspapers employee magazine; and 1945 memos from Eleanor McClatchy to
Bee staff announcing a gift of war bonds to the staff and staff cost-of-living wage adjustments.