8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Dance--Photographs.

  1. Muriel Manings and William Korff papers, 1914-2007

    1,088 items ; 6 containers ; 2.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Performer and teacher Muriel Manings and her husband William Korff, a performer, dance historian, and writer, compiled a substantial collection of materials that highlight activities of the New Dance Group, with particular emphasis on the dance trio of members William Bales, Jane Dudley, and Sophie Maslow. Manings's acumen as a teacher of modern dance earned her two engagements to teach in Cuba,...

  2. Sophie Maslow papers, 1918-1997

    1,216 items ; 18 containers ; 8 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sophie Maslow (1911-2006) was an American modern dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The collection consists of photographs, programs, promotional materials, clippings, articles, correspondence, writings, music scores, and other documents pertaining to Maslow’s career. The material includes documentation of her time as a performer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, and primarily features her...

  3. Larry Colwell dance photographs, 1944-1966

    438 items ; 8 containers ; 4 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Larry Colwell (1901-1972) was a noted American art photographer, best-known for his dance subjects as well as his figure studies. This collection of photographs consists primarily of large-format contact prints and negatives. A selection of mounted photographs showing his technique of capturing dance movement on film are also included. Subjects include some of the most famous ballet artists of...

  4. Herta Moselsio photographs of Martha Graham's Lamentation, circa 1939

    51 photographs ; 1 container ; 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Herta Moselsio (1892-1978), photographer and ceramist, took photographs of Martha Graham performing Lamentation at Bennington College, while collaborating with her husband, Simon Moselsio, on filming the dance work. Lamentation had premiered in New York in 1930. Moselsio's film was released in 1943, but the actual year of photography and filming is not verified.

  5. Judith Chazin-Bennahum photograph collection relating to Antony Tudor, 1932-1971

    122 items ; 1 container ; 0.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This photograph collection documenting the career of English ballet dancer-choreographer Antony Tudor (1908-1987) was assembled by professor and scholar Judith Chazin-Bennahum (1937- ) in preparation for the publication of her book titled The Ballets of Antony Tudor: Studies in Psyche and Satire (1994).

  6. May O'Donnell papers, 1929-2004

    160 items ; 1 container ; 0.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    May O'Donnell was an American dancer, choreographer, and teacher; she performed in the original casts of seminal works by Martha Graham, and through her own choreography became known as among the earliest choreographers of abstract works. Her husband, Ray Green, composed music for many of her dance works. This small collection offers photographs, playbills and publicity, and reviews and other...

  7. Goathland, North Yorkshire, sword dance photograph collection, ca. 1912-1950

    7 photographic prints : black and white; 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A collection of black-and-white photographic prints, circa 1912 to 1950 of the Plough Stots Long Sword team from Goathland, North Yorkshire, England, in candid shots, formal poses, and in dance performance. Includes images of long swords, costumes, musical instruments, and the characters of Bessy (or Betty), Poss (Toss Pot) and Old Man. The identity of the photographer is unknown.

  8. Sergei Zhirkevich photograph collection, 1980-1998

    3.5 linear feet (3 boxes) ; 82 pages of manuscript material; 1 monograph with 214 pages; 28 silver gelatin black-and-white photographic prints, ca. 12 x 16 inches.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection consists of 28 black-and-white photographic prints and 46 pages of diary excerpts written in the field by Sergei Zhirkevich, who documented music, dance, religious traditions (processions, Shrovetide customs) and rural life in the Pskov and Leningrad regions of Russia, the North Caucasus mountain area, Kazakhstan, and the former Baltic states between 1982 and 1998 for his book, Ot...