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Shilkret, Wayne
Music Division | JPB 17-16
3.5 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Wayne Shilkret was a photographer who worked for Hurok Attractions, Inc., a booking and promotion agency managed by American impresario Sol Hurok. Shilkret subsequently worked as a photographer for the Philadelphia Orchestra. The Wayne Shilkret... more
Hess, Otto F.
Music Division | JPB 17-12
7 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Otto F. Hess photographs consist primarily of images shot by the creator over the course of his career (1936-1961; bulk 1936-1949). The photographs depict cultural life of New York City between the 1930s and 1940s, and especially the midtown... more
Dehn, Mura
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 483
3.6. linear feet (6 boxes)
Mura Dehn (1905-1987) was a dancer and filmmaker who documented African-American social jazz dancing from the 1930s to 1950s at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York. The collection consists mostly of her film works, accompanied with photographs;... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 18-3055
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Photographs of Ruth Page comprise forty 11" x 14" black and white photographs of the iconic dancer and choreographer from circa 1930 to 1950 by photographer Maurice Seymour. The photographs depict Page in character from her various... more