Archives of American Art

Bella Lewitzky scrapbook

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lewibell
Creators:
Lewitzky, Bella
Dates:
1937-1950
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Scrapbook containing clippings, theater programs, and newspaper articles about Lewitzky's career as a dancer in the southern California dance troupe the Lester Horton Group and the WPA Federal Theater Dance Group.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ballet dancer, San Bernardino, Calif. Attended high school and junior college in San Bernardino. Danced with the WPA Federal Theatre Dance Group before joining the Lester Horton Group in Los Angeles where she became the group's prima ballerina.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel LA 8 (frames 901-937) available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Lewitzky after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Bella Lewitsky.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ballet Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ballet dancers -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Horton, Lester, 1906-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Theater Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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