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Katherine Dunham collection, 1920-2006

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Photographs, 1940-2006 (continued)
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
1 photo
En route to Australia
BOX-FOLDER 14/3-4 Katherine Dunham Museum, 1974, 2003, and undated
42 photos
Includes documentation of building repairs in 2003
BOX-FOLDER 14/6 Katherine Dunham Studio, East St. Louis, 1974
1 photo
Drummers include Monduel Banesia, Ricardo Avalos, Eddie Washington
BOX-FOLDER 15/8 Kennard Academy Tour, undated
20 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/9 Knicks, Walter, undated
2 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/10 Las Vegas, 2003
15 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/11 Oprah's Legends Weekend, 2006
3 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/14 Parks, Trina, 2002-2003
3 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/15 Performances, identified, undated
9 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/16 Performances, unidentified works, undated
15 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/17 Pratt Dunham, Marie-Christine (daughter), undated
15 items
BOX-FOLDER 15/18 Pratt, John (spouse), undated
14 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/19 Preston, Madeline, 2005
3 photos
BOX-FOLDER 15/20 Reagan, Ronald, undated
1 photo
BOX-FOLDER 15/21 Senghor, Leopold, 1962
1 photo
BOX-FOLDER 16/1-2 Southern Illinois University, undated
94 images
Photocopies of images held at Southern Illinois University archives
BOX-FOLDER 16/3 Tavernier, Rachel, 2002
7 photos
BOX-FOLDER 16/4 Tribute to Katherine Dunham, Cuba, 2004
3 photos
BOX-FOLDER 16/5 Unidentified, undated
38 photos
BOX-FOLDER 16/16 Wilson, Oral, undated
1 photo
BOX 30 Videotapes, 1942-2007
Eight VHS recordings of Katherine Dunham works, intended as onsite reference copies when using the Dunham special collection. Date indicates release date, not date of the issue of the VHS format. Donated to the collection by Claude Conyers.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
BOX-TAPE 30/1 The Bible, 1964
BOX-TAPE 30/2 Casbah, 1948
BOX-TAPE 30/3 Green Mansions, 1958
BOX-TAPE 30/4 Katherine Dunham: Dance on Camera, 2007
Ten film clips compiled to accompany Claude Conyers' paper given at the Dance Critics Association conference, June 2007
BOX-TAPE 30/5 Mambo, 1955
BOX-TAPE 30/6 Pardon My Sarong, 1942
BOX-TAPE 30/7 Star Spangled Rhythm, 1942
BOX-TAPE 30/8 Stormy Weather, 1943
BOX 23-24 Awards, 1979-2005
Medals, certificates, programs, and items such as correspondence related to awards conferred upon Dunham.
Arranged alphabetically.
BOX-FOLDER 23/1 Kennedy Center Honors, 2000-2005
24 items
Dunham's Honors was conferred in 1983
BOX-FOLDER 23/2 Living Legacy Award, Women's International Center 2000-2001
Includes clippings (photocopies)
BOX-FOLDER 24/2 Masters of African American Choreography, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2005
1 medal
BOX-FOLDER 24/1 National Visionary Leadership Project, [2004]
1 medal
BOX-FOLDER 23/3 Oprah Winfrey, 2005
20 items
A Bridge to Now award for legendary women
BOX-FOLDER 24/4 Republic of Haiti, 2005
1 item
BOX-FOLDER 23/4 Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 2001
25 items
Africana Heritage Award
BOX-FOLDER 24/3 United States House of Representatives, 2004
1 item
BOX-FOLDER 23/5 Various honors, 1979, 1986, 1989, 2001-2003
19 items
Includes Black Heritage Award for Excellence in Arts and Humanities, Brazil's Southern Cross of the Legion of Honor and the Gold Medal of Merit of the Brazilian Committee on Dance, an honorary doctorate from Harvard University, the 1979 Albert Schweitzer Music Award, among others
BOX 17, 33 Production Materials, 1940-2006
A small amount of materials related to productions in which Katherine Dunham participated. Includes such items as programs, a poster, theatre seating chart, music, publicity, and press releases.
Arranged alphabetically.
BOX-FOLDER 17/1 Music, undated
2 items
Rehearsal piano score of L'Ag'Ya by Robert Sanders and a Bolero
BOX-FOLDER 17/2 Ode to Taylor Jones (lyrics), undated
1 item
BOX-FOLDER 33/8 Poster, 2000
1 item
BOX-FOLDER 17/3 Programs, 1940-1945, 1959, 1982, 1995, 2000-2005, and undated
50 items
Includes clippings (photocopies) and excerpts from programs
BOX-FOLDER 17/4-5 Program bios, press releases, 1940s?
3 items
Bios are handwritten, for unidentified event or performance
BOX-FOLDER 17/4-6 Seating map, 1940s?
4 items
Windsor Theatre
BOX-FOLDER 17/7 Publicity, 1996, 2003-2006, and undated
9 items
BOX-FOLDER 17/8-9 Scenarios, 1940-1954, and undated
14 items
BOX-FOLDER 17/10 Tropical Revue, 1944
18 items
Photocopies
BOX-FOLDER 17/11 Vodou Nation, 2004
3 items
BOX-FOLDER 17/12 Zora! [Dunham-Forum], 2000
1 items
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