Museum the New Llano Colony

Ben Low



Pre-Colony History:  

Family Information:  

Job in Colony: In July 1934 the regular crew at the print shop included: Lloyd Potter, Harold and Mary Emery, Ben Low, Roy MacDonald, Anna Loutrel, George Leevey, Afton Lewis, Howard Stansbury, Mr. Ranft and Irene Hewitt.

Esther Allen, Mrs. Weatherwax and Bertha Richter helped out on the "Colonist" and "Democrat" days, plus both DeForest and Marvin Sanford could be seen there a good share of the time.  

Home in Colony:  

Other Info:  

Post-Colony History: In 1935, after he had left the Llano colony, he was directing Labor Dramatics at Commonwealth College in Mena, Arkansas. It was reported that during the nine years of his hectic theatrical career he had done everything from third-rate vaudeville to Shakespeare.  


Sources: "Llano Colonist": July 7, 1934, February 2, 1935