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Found 9 collections related to Dancers -- United States

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Washington, Donald Eno, 1951-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 495
4.8 linear feet
The Donald Eno Washington Papers have been divided into two series: Personal and Professional. Neither series contains many letters or supporting documentation he prepared for his professional activities. The Personal Papers series includes... more
Truesdale, Ernest, 1926-1988
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 103
2.6 linear feet
Ernest Truesdale, whose stage name was Tad Truesdale, was a dancer, choreographer, actor, writer, producer and director. He studied acting at the New School for Social Research, and dance with Charles Weidman and at the Katherine Dunham School. A... more
American Negro Ballet Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 519
1 folder
The American Negro Ballet Company scrapbook consists of news clippings and programs about the company founded by Eugene von Grona. Included are reviews of its performances in New York City and in Brighton, England in 1937 and 1938, are programs... more
Moore, William, 1933-1992
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 586
.4 linear feet (1 archival box)
William Moore, an African-American dance critic, dancer, and researcher, began his career in the 1960s. He later managed the dance companies of Eleo Pomare and Joan Miller, and participated in the creation of the Association of Black... more
Drayton, Thaddeus
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 389
1 folder
Thaddeus Drayton (1893-1964) together with Rufus Greenlee (1893-1963), pioneered the "class act" tap style, which combined grace and elegance with precision soft-shoe tap dancing. Known as "Drayton and Greenlee," they wore top hats and tails,... more
Perryman, Al
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 355
1.6 linear feet
Al Perryman, African American dancer, choreographer and instructor, studied ballet, modern, jazz, tap and African dance. Born in Monroe, Louisiana in 1945, he grew up in New York City. Perryman began dancing at age three and made his television... more
Brown, Ralph, 1914-1990
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 727
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Ralph Brown papers focus on the career of this tap dancer, with an emphasis on his performances in the 1980s. Among the documents are his public relations material and programs for the show 1000 Years of Jazz, when... more
Bearden, Nanette
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 867
, 1 linear feet (2 archival boxes, 1 print box)
Nanette Bearden (née Rohan) was a fashion model, dancer and founder of the Nanette Bearden Contemporary Dance Theatre. She modeled for the Ophelia DeVore Agency and appeared in print advertisements featuring a variety of beauty and fashion... more
Van Scott, Glory
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 707
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
The Glory Van Scott collection is comprised primarily of programs of performances that Van Scott either produced, directed, or wrote (including those dedicated to Katherine Dunham) at various venues in New York City. There are also a few reviews... more