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Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon collection, 1920-1991

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Personal (Miscellaneous) (continued)
BOX 60A Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 4
Shots from Herb Gardner's wedding party: Herb Gardner and Bob Fosse (3); Paddy Chayefsky and Ann Reinking (1)
BOX 60D Photograph: snapshot, color, 1
Bob Fosse and Buddy Hackett
BOX 60A Photographs: 5x7, color, 2; 5x7, black and white, 3
Color: Bob Fosse, Chita Rivera and others (2); 1 each: Bob Fosse and Gilda Radner, Bob Fosse at a party, Bob Fosse and Alan Alda
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 6; 8x10 and snapshot, color, 2
Color: Rue De La Fosse signplate (8x10), Les Fossettes sign (snapshot); black and white: young Liza Minnelli with Gene Kelly; Bob Fosse and Gene Kelly; Joey Heatherton (Gwen Verdon notation on back); Gwen Verdon and Bob Fosse on unidentified opening night; Bob Fosse and Neil Simon (Sweet Charity or Little Me); Bob Fosse, Cy Coleman, and unidentified boxer
Photograph: 7x9, black and white, 1
Still of Fred Astaire dancing, autographed by Fred Astaire to Bob Fosse
Photograph: 8x10, black and white, 1
George Abbott and Bob Fosse, at rehearsal
Miscellaneous
BOX 60B Photographs: 8x10, black and white
Separate stills, Marlon Brando, George Murphy, Fred Astaire (autographed), Joan McCracken, and other notable people; Bob Fosse at Tony Awards
Gwen Verdon
Childhood and Family
BOX 59D Photographs: various formats, black and white, 6
7x9: Gertrude Verdon (mother), as young woman, plus duplicate (2); 8x10: Gertrude Verdon, older (1), Gwen and Gertrude Verdon, with car (1); 5x7: photo of wedding (Verdon's father is included in the wedding party) (1), plus ID chart; 5x7: portrait of Verdon's grandfather (?) (1)
BOX 59D - E Photographs and Negatives: 8x10, black and white, 15
Childhood, single series: Verdon as little girl, photographed outdoors, used as "Tony Baby" publicity shot; 2 originals, 1 8x10 negative, numerous duplicate photos
BOX 59D Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 4; 3 1/2x5, black and white, 2
2 different shots, 1936?, Gwen Verdon and Ginger Fisher (8x10); Gwen Verdon at 3 or 4 (small size, and 2 8x10 copies of photo from same series); 3 1/2 x 5 photo of Gwen Verdon at age 6
Personal (Teenage Years)
BOX 60D Photographs: 4x5, black and white, 2
Gwen Verdon at 16 yrs., with mother; Gwen Verdon (photo cropped), seated, 15 years
Verdon and Del Valle Dance Team
Photographs: snapshot, black and white, 1
Gabriel Del Valle and Gwen Verdon (15 yrs. old), at the El Lehon (?) Hotel, Bakersfield, CA; publicity shot
BOX 59D Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 2
By Bob Dunn; publicity shots of Gwen Verdon and Gabriel Del Valle dancing together
Jack Cole and Gwen Verdon, Nightclubs
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 8
  • By Maurice Seymour and Ray Fisher
  • Jack Cole, Gwen Verdon and Nita Bieber in 4 different shots of dances (plus several duplicates) - not all 3 dancers are in each shot
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 3
By Marcus Blechman and Ray Fisher; 2 publicity shots, Gwen Verdon; 1 dance shot, Gwen Verdon
Photographs: 7 1/2 x 8 1/2, black and white, 2
By Ben and Sid Ross; Gwen Verdon and Jack Cole, separate dances
Jack Cole
Photographs and drawings: 8x10, black and white, color, 3
Reproductions of Hirschfeld caricatures of Jack Cole (2); color shot of Jack Cole in costume, dancing
Jack Cole (Harkness, 1974)
BOX 60D Photographs: 4 x 5 1/2, black and white, 30
By Dorothy Beskind; these all show Jack Cole teaching dance; all taken from an album marked "Jack Cole, Harkness, 1971-72, East Indian Class"
Photographs: 4 x 5 1/2, black and white, 27
By Dorothy Beskind; these all show Jack Cole teaching dance; all taken from an album marked "Jack Cole, Harkness, 1971-72, Preparation to Move Class"
Miscellaneous Professional Appearances
BOX 59D Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 7
Houston Ballet: Gwen Verdon and Ben Stevenson, Tango
Photograph: 8x10, color, 1
From: "File: M.A.S.H. (Television)"; Gwen Verdon and several cast members: "MASH, the last season"
BOX 60D Snapshot: color, 1
From: "File: Television Show (Bag lady)"; Michael Schultz (director) with Gwen Verdon in costume as bag lady for unidentified television show
BOX 85B Photograph: 11x14, black and white, 1
By Carroll Seghers II; Gwen Verdon and Chita Rivera performing in top hat and tails
BOX 60D Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 2
Gwen Verdon on skates, wearing a fur (fashion show on ice, promoting furs); Gwen Verdon seated with group, including "Pegeen," for an unidentified radio talk show
BOX 59D Contact Sheets: 8x10, black and white, 3
Gwen Verdon (and other models) at unidentified fashion show, on runway
Photograph: 8x10, black and white, 1
From file: "Gwen Verdon and Jack Benny"; unidentified event, Gwen Verdon and Jack Benny
Photograph: 8x10, black and white, 1
Gwen Verdon and Leonard Probst on the stage of the Palace Theatre the day they started tearing it down to restore for legit show
Miscellaneous (including Benefits)
BOX 86E Photographs: 11x14, black and white, 7
Various photographers including Murray Laden: mounted photo, Gwen Verdon in glasses and straw hat (1); Ra Cantu: Gwen Verdon (and woman pianist) performing for the Bedside Network, Lyons VA Hospital, 1965 (3), and damaged print, same series, Gwen Verdon holding "Bedside Network Songbook" (1); Pat Ferrier: Elizabeth Seal and Gwen Verdon performing in a Postgraduate Center for Mental Health benefit, 1 of Seal alone, 2 of Seal and Gwen Verdon
BOX 59D Photographs, 8x10, black and white, 5
From file: "Poster Boy Series"; single series, Gwen Verdon at Central Park West home with poster boy (unidentified affiliation)
Photograph: 8x10, color, 1
From: file: "Little Theatre of the Deaf"; Gwen Verdon on stage
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 5
Series from Bedside Network Award ceremony, honoring Martha Raye; Gwen Verdon presenting award
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 7
Gwen Verdon, Bedside Network (1); John Drew Theatre Benefit, East Hampton: Gwen Verdon and Gary Chryst (1); Honi Coles and Gwen Verdon, Harlem dance benefit (1); Gwen Verdon at Variety Club party for children (1); Gwen Verdon and Alfred Drake, Players Club (1); Gwen Verdon and Dick Clark, Cerebral Palsy telethon (1)
Photograph: 5x7, black and white, 1
Gwen Verdon and others, Lincoln Center Library benefit auction
Photograph: 6 1/2x8, black and white, 1
Gwen Verdon, Michel Baryshnikov and Rudolph Nureyev at Paul Taylor Benefit, 1981
Teaching Workshop, 1981
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 4
Different shots of Gwen Verdon instructing students at 1981 teaching workshop, Colgate Community College
BOX 85B Photographs: 14x17, black and white, 2
Mounted photos of Gwen Verdon instructing, Colgate Community College Teaching Workshop: Gwen Verdon alone, Gwen Verdon working with a dancer
China
BOX 59B Photographs: Assorted formats, black and white, color
20 photos of Gwen Verdon teaching dance in China, traveling and socializing with Ben Stevenson, Houston Ballet; several; photographs of the Chinese performance
"Culver City Day" Awards
BOX 60D Photographs: snapshots, color, 3
Gwen Verdon with various people (including former schoolteachers); Gwen Verdon is being honored with her own "Culver City Day"
Lion of the Performing Arts Award
BOX 59D Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 2
Gwen Verdon being honored by the New York Public Library: shot of award recipients, Gwen Verdon included; Gwen Verdon and Alvin Ailey
Miss Ziegfeld Award, 1973
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 2; 5x7, black and white, color, 2; snapshots, color, 2
Gwen Verdon receiving crown (2, 8x10); crowning ceremony (2, 5x7, black and white); Gwen Verdon crowned, holding bouquet (5x7, color); 2 color snapshots of Miss Ziegfeld (Gwen Verdon) and dancers
Tribute (Gwen Verdon and Cy Coleman)
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 13
Gwen Verdon and Cy Coleman honored by the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health; includes excellent photos of Gwen Verdon, Bob Fosse, and Nicole Fosse; Gwen Verdon and Jacques D'Amboise; Gwen Verdon and Shirley MacLaine, et al
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 4
NY State Governor's Award (?) (1); unidentified, with Jerry Lanning (2); unidentified, with Ingrid Bergman (1)
Hamilton College Awards
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 2
By Bill Ray; Gwen Verdon accepting award (2 different shots), for Honorary Doctorate of Letters
Early Publicity
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 3
Different shots of curly haired Gwen Verdon, age 16? (2); Gwen Verdon on her 21st birthday (1)
Publicity: Life Magazine
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 2
2 shots of Gwen Verdon making up for photograph as Harlequin (Life cover)
BOX 60B Transparencies: 5x7, color, 6
Gwen Verdon in various Harlequin poses
Portraits (Seymour Linden series)
BOX 59D - E Photographs, contact sheets, and Negatives: 8x10, black and white
Portraits (2); contact sheets of informal shots, some including dog (4); 3 8x10 black and white negatives
Portraits (cat series)
BOX 59D Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 13
Single series of Gwen Verdon with cats
Publicity, 1959
BOX 60D Contact sheets: black and white
By Ormond Gigli; cut-up contact sheets, 17 different shots of Gwen Verdon posing, done at the time of Redhead
Publicity (single series, Central Park West)
BOX 59D Contact sheets: black and white, 3
Informal shots of Gwen Verdon at home, Central Park West apartment
Publicity Portraits
BOX 59D - E Photographs and Negative: 8x10, black and white, 10
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