Query: Dancers
Paulus Berensohn papers
Creators:
Berensohn, Paulus
Dates:
circa 1950-2017
bulk 1976-2010
Size:
7.7 Linear feet
9.1 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.berepaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist Paulus Berensohn measure 7.7 linear feet and 9.1 GB and date from circa 1950-2017, bulk 1976-2010. The collection documents his career as a poet, ceramic artist, dancer, and educator in Penland, North Carolina, through biographical material, correspondence, writings, teaching files, printed materials, photographs of artwork, and works of art on paper and mail art.

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Photographs of Arapaho Sun Dance
Creators:
Dorsey, George Amos
Dates:
1902
Size:
4 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4721
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Catalog Number 4721: Arapaho "Wife of Waaksenna and Washieh, chopping down the tree for the center pole. Fourth Day, 1902" Sun Dance at Darlington. (Slightly different view of published plate number XXI) Photographer: G. A. Dorsey Date: 1902 Published Plate Number: XXI. (2) "North of Left Half of the Line of Dancers, Whistling Toward …

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Body and soul: the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater exhibition records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1993-03 - 1993-06
Size:
1.42 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-018
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. The show was organized by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from March 1993 to June 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, and floor plans.

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Homer Garner Bartnett film of Philippine dance
Creators:
Barnett, H. G. (Homer Garner), 1906-1985
Dates:
1947
Size:
1 Film reel (6 minutes, color silent; 200 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.11A
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage of a single woman dancer, possibly a professional dancer. Footage records a number of dances, or excerpts of dances, which were performed ostensibly for documentation purposes. Footage forms part of the Homer Garner Barnett Papers in the National Anthropological Archives. Please note that the contents of the collection and …

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Cheyenne Indian Sun Dance film
Dates:
circa 1937
Size:
1 Film reel (silent, color, 250 feet, 16mm)
1 Video recording (11 minutes, silent, color)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage of a northern Cheyenne Sundance probably filmed between the mid- to late 1930s in LameDeer, Montana. Documentation includes encampment and tarp-covered sundance lodge, both exterior and interior shots; male participants taking coals from the lodge fire; dancers with eagle bone whistles; shots of Indian and white spectators; scenes of fancy …

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Oral history interview with Bill T. Jones
Creators:
Jones, Bill T.
Kitto, Svetlana, 1980-
Dates:
2018 March 23
Size:
5 Items (sound files (3 hr., 34 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
59 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.jones18
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Bill T. Jones conducted 2018 March 23, by Svetlana Kitto, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Jones' office, New York Live Arts, in New York, New York.

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Shirley Leonard Papers
Creators:
Jones, Shirley May, 1922-2004
Connick, Kathleen D.
Leonard, Shirley, 1922-2004
Dates:
1931-1998
bulk 1938-1957
Size:
4 Cubic feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0919
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting the life and career of Shirley May Jones, stage name Shirley Leonard, an exotic dancer from Cincinnati, Ohio. The papers, photographs, and clippings document her childhood, early life, and professional career.

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Gretchen Bender papers
Creators:
Bender, Gretchen, 1951-2004
Dates:
1980-2004
Size:
2.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bendgret
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Gretchen Bender measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1980-2004. This material documents her career as a filmmaker and multimedia artist through biographical materials, correspondence, personal business records, writings, notebooks, printed material, photographs, slides and transparencies, and artwork. Also included are project files detailing Gretchen's collaborations with dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones, as well as a handwritten transcription of a conversation between Bender and Cindy Sherman.

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Dana Tai Soon Burgess Photographs
Creators:
Burgess, Dana Tai Soon
Dates:
1904-2018
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 map-folder)
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1397
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life of Dana Tai Soon Burgess, and that of his Korean American family, dating back to 1904. Included are photographs of his family before and after they immigrated to the United States; some photographs taken during a time when they lived and worked at Kunia Camp, Hawaii …

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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 18: Dance
Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
undated
1812-1978
Size:
49 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S18
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 18, Dance contains approximately 3,330 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards dance in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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