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Katherine Dunham collection, 1920-2006

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BOX 13-16, 29 Photographs, 1940-2006
Photographs, slides, and reprints including photocopies of personal, professional, and performance subjects.
Arranged alphabetically by name of primary subject.
BOX-FOLDER 13/1 Aikens, Vanoye, 2001, 2006, and undated
4 photos
Includes a photo of Aikens with Lucille Ellis and Lenwood Morris
BOX-FOLDER 13/2 Aschenbrenner, Joyce, 2003
21 color photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/3 Beatty, Talley, undated
1 black-and-white photo
BOX-FOLDER 13/4 Belafonte, Julie, 2001, [2004?]
3 color photos
Belafonte with Dunham, Eloise Hill Anderson, Gloria Mitchell Thornburg
Also in same set, Dunham alone and with her friend Werner Kolovits
BOX-FOLDER 13/5 Brown, Ronald K., undated
1 color photo
Brown with Dunham, Darlene Gist, and Volma Bacott
BOX-FOLDER 15/12 Children's workshop, undated
2 photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/6 Clinton, Bill and Hillary, 2001
3 items
Color photo of Clintons, letter and envelope
BOX-FOLDER 13/7 Cruising into History, 2004
4 color photos and 1 program
International Black Arts and Cultural Festival, held on Royal Caribbean Cruise ship
BOX-FOLDER 13/8 Dunham alone (childhood and early life), [1915?], and undated
2 black-and-white prints
BOX-FOLDER 13/9 Dunham alone (mid-life), undated
3 photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/10 Dunham alone (mid-life), 1940
Postcard and print
Photographer: Carl Van Vechten
BOX-FOLDER 13/11 Dunham alone (later life), 2003-2005, and undated
28 photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/12 Dunham alone (studio portraits), undated
4 items
Costumed for unidentified performances
BOX-FOLDER 13/13 Dunham alone (performance shots), undated
2 photos
Costumed for unidentified performances
BOX-FOLDER 13/14 Dunham birthday, 1992
9 photos; 188 slides; 3 negative strips
BOX-FOLDER 13/31 Dunham Company, undated
6 photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/15 Dunham in performance, Bahiana, undated
3 photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/16 Dunham in performance, Barrelhouse, undated
3 photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/17 Dunham in performance, Batucada, undated
2 photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/18 Dunham in performance, Cabin in the Sky, undated
1 photo
BOX-FOLDER 13/19 Dunham in performance, Cuban Rhythm, undated
3 photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/20 Dunham in performance, Floyd's Guitar, undated
4 photos
Photographers: Fujio Matsugi, Tokyo; and unidentified
BOX-FOLDER 13/21 Dunham in performance, L'Ag'ya, 1948 and undated
3 photos
Photographers: Look Magazine; and unidentified
BOX-FOLDER 13/22 Dunham in performance, Rara Tonga, undated
1 photo
BOX-FOLDER 13/23 Dunham in performance, Rites of Passage, undated
36 photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/24 Dunham in performance, Stormy Weather, undated
1 photo
BOX-FOLDER 13/25 Dunham in performance, Théâtre de Paris, undated
1 photo
Photographer: Raymond Voinquel
BOX-FOLDER 13/26 Dunham in performance, Veracruzana, undated
6 photos
Photographers: Fujio Matsugi, Tokyo
BOX-FOLDER 13/27 Dunham in performance, Woman with a Cigar, undated
2 photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/28-30 Dunham in performance, unidentified, undated
12 photos
Photographers: Fujio Matsugi, Tokyo; and unidentified
BOX-FOLDER 14/1-2 Dunham Dance Institute, New York City, 2002-2003
20 photos
Identified subjects include Dunham, Mor Thiam, Jeanell and Kati Stovall, Eloise Hill Anderson, Jean Leon Destine, Glory Van Scott, Anne Grayson, Hope Clark, Arysa White, and others
BOX-FOLDER 14/5 Dunham Singers, [1947-1950?]
1 photo
Gordon Simpson, Rosalie Simpson, Jesse Hawkins, Miriam Burton
BOX-FOLDER 14/7-8 Dunham with family undated
54 items
Subjects include daughter Marie-Christine Dunham Pratt, husband John Pratt, cousin Amani Dunham
Includes travel settings abroad
BOX-FOLDER 14/9 Dunham with others (Rose Michelle Blanc), undated
3 color photos and 1 contact sheet
Daughter of Roseline and Cyril Blanc
BOX-FOLDER 14/10 Dunham with others (Harvard Honorary Doctorate), [2002]
13 photos
BOX-FOLDER 14/11 Dunham with others (Hunter College Master Class), 2002-2003
5 photos
BOX-FOLDER 14/12 Dunham with others (Master Class in Philadelphia), 2004
29 photos
Photographer: Leondre Jackson
BOX-FOLDER 14/13 Dunham with others (Albirda Rose), 2002?
1 photo
BOX-FOLDER 14/14 Dunham with others (Gloria Van Scott), undated
9 photos
BOX-FOLDER 14/15 Dunham with others (Ethel Waters), undated
1 photo
BOX-FOLDER 14/16-18 Dunham with others (unidentified individuals or groups), 1999-2004, and undated
47 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/1 Ellis, Lucille, 1940
1 photo
BOX-FOLDER 15/2 Free to Dance documentary film, 2000
5 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/3 Fund-raiser, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 15/6 Haiti, L'Habitation Le Clere and Centreville, Haiti, 1972, 1975
2 photos
BOX-FOLDER 29/1-9 Haiti [Dunham's home and performances], 1970s-1990s, and undated
284 photos
Owned by the caretaker of Dunham's home in Haiti, photos include several early life photos, but predominantly depict Dunham's home and area performances and events
Some photos were taken during a documentary taping
Donation of Laurent Dubois in 2017
BOX-FOLDER 15/4 Identified, miscellaneous, undated
4 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/5 Lecture, New York, undated
8 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/7 Illinois Arts Council Workshop, undated
2 photos
BOX-FOLDER 13/13 Katherine Dunham Company, 1956
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