Stephanie Espy portrays Edith Sampson, 1998
Stephanie C. Espy '01, a chemical engineering student, portrayed Edith Sampson, Esq. in the "The African American and Latino Living History Museum". Sampson was the first black female judge in the United States and the first African American appointed as a representative to the United Nations.
The short play "The African American and Latino Living History Museum"...portrayed famous figures of American history while a guided tour of about thirty people gathered around each one in turn...The performance was directed by Thomas DeFrantz, Brenda L. Cotto-Escalera, and Ayida Mthembu and used the set of the ongoing musical Grand Hotel. The sharp, quick vignettes were designed to give the audience a view of the successes of the individuals and a broader insight into the cultural traditions.
The Tech, 27 February 1998, p. 14