Paterek, Josephine

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PATEREK, Josephine

PATEREK, Josephine. American, b. 1916. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Fashion/Costume, Theatre. Career: Substitute art teacher at public schools in St. Paul, MN, 1941-43; University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, instructor in communications, 1955-60; University of Wisconsin-River Falls, assistant professor to professor of English, speech, and theater, 1961-78, professor emeritus, 1978-. KUOM-Radio, program host, 1956; KTCA-TV, communications teacher, 1963-67; WRFW-Radio, program host, 1970-75. Clark College, teacher, 2000. Publications: Costuming for the Theatre, 1959; Benjy and the Gillygoo: Three Plays for Children, 1983; The Encyclopedia of American Indian Costume, 1994. Author of children's plays, some with William Clark.