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BOX 17 New Dance Group, 1930s-1998
Materials copied from the New Dance Group (NDG) archives before the NDG collection was donated to the Library of Congress in 2009, soon after NDG ceased operation. Some of these items were not among the papers transferred to the Library of Congress.
Arranged by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 17/1 NDG Soviet Photographs, circa 1930s
36 reproductions in comb binding
Notation as being from Book #1 NDG Archive
BOX-FOLDER 17/2-4 NDG Business Documents, 1936-1955
Approximately 157 reproductions in 3 comb bindings
Correspondence, meetings minutes and notes, budgets, press release, reports
Several annotations
BOX-FOLDER 17/5-6 NDG Clippings, 1939-1998
Approximately 106 items in 2 comb bindings
Reproductions of scrapbook pages: primarily newspapers clippings, but also photos, bios, press releases, and recital programs
BOX-FOLDER 17/7 NDG Works Chronology, undated
5 p.
Covers years from 1934 to 1965
BOX 18-19 Oral Histories, 1952-2009
Primarily transcripts of interviews conducted by Victoria Phillips during the course of research, along with a copy of the signed release form of the subject. Includes also a few excerpts of interviews conducted by others, in which case name of the interviewer is noted.
Arranged alphabetically by last name of subject.
BOX-FOLDER 18/42 Anthony, Mary, 2006
52 p.
BOX-FOLDER 18/43 Gifford, Joseph, 2005
52 p.
BOX-FOLDER 18/44 Graham, Martha, 1952
5 p.
Conducted by Francis Mason
BOX-FOLDER 18/45 Hinkson, Mary, and Bertram Ross, 2000
2 transcripts in a comb binding
Conducted by Janet Eilber
One interview is of Mary Hinkson only; the other of both Hinkson and Betram Ross; both were part of the Library of Congress Legacy of Martha Graham initiative of 2000
BOX-FOLDER 18/46 Manings, Muriel, 2007
55 p.
BOX-FOLDER 19/1 Merz, Martha, 2009
2 copies
Conducted by Elizabeth Aldrich and Victoria Phillips
BOX-FOLDER 19/2/ Ross, Bertram, 1978
Excerpts 10 p.
Conducted by Jean Nuchtern for NYPL
BOX-FOLDER 19/3 Stein, Rebecca, 2007
61 p.
BOX-FOLDER 19/4 Winter, Ethel, 2004
23 p.
BOX 22-23 Photographs, 1928-2010
Original photographs and later reproductions of original materials or images. Some items are composite scans of multiple images. These photographs were collected through Victoria Phillips's archival research as well as her direct communications with artists active in the 1930s through the Cold War.
Arranged alphabetically by subject name. Dances with known choreographer are placed under choreographer's name rather than the name of the dancer(s) pictured. Unidentified or undated items are grouped at the end of the series.
BOX-FOLDER 22/1-4 Anthony, Mary, circa 1952-1956
BOX-FOLDER 22/1 Choreography: The Devil in Massachusetts, 1952
1 photograph
Digital content available
Photographer: unknown
Rehearsal photos of Mary Anthony's dance work
BOX-FOLDER 22/2 Choreography: Look Up and Live episode, early 1950s
8 prints
Episode titled Story of Sam Jones from CBS Sumday morning ecumenical series titled Look Up and Live
BOX-FOLDER 22/3 Mary Anthony Dance Theatre company logo, undated
1 print
Logo of the Mary Anthony Dance Theatre, founded in 1956
BOX-FOLDER 22/4 Teaching: studio class, undated
6 prints
Technique class probably at Mary Anthony Dance Studio
Dancers: unidentified
BOX-FOLDER 22/5 Cabin in the Sky poster, circa 1940
1 print
Featuring Ethel Waters, Katherine Dunham
BOX-FOLDER 22/6 Camp Kinderland / Camp Woodland, 1928-1936, and undated
Approximately 6 prints
BOX-FOLDER 22/7 Cole, Jack, with Rebecca Lee, circa 1943
3 prints
Scene shot of Wedding of a Solid Sender, choreographed by Jack Cole
BOX-FOLDER 22/8 Cunningham, Merce, 1942, 1944
2 postcards
Photographer: Barbara Morgan
Dance works pictured: Totem and Root of the Unfocus II
BOX-FOLDER 22/9 Dies, Martin, circa 1930s
1 print
Congressman Martin Dies with other congressmen
BOX-FOLDER 22/10-23 Dudley, Jane circa 1937-1990s
BOX-FOLDER 22/10 Choreography: Cante Flamenco, circa 1944
2 prints
Photographer: unknown
Dancer: Jane Dudley
BOX-FOLDER 22/11 Choreography: Daybreak, 1988
2 prints
Photographer: unknown
Dancer: Shelley Lee
BOX-FOLDER 22/12 Choreography: Harmonica Breakdown, 1938?
3 prints
Photographer: unknown
Dancer: Jane Dudley
BOX-FOLDER 22/13 Choreography: The Lonely Ones, circa 1946
1 print
Photographer: unknown
Dancers: Jane Dudley, Sophie Maslow, William Bales
BOX-FOLDER 22/14 Choreography: The Lonely Ones, 1988
3 prints
Photographer: unknown
Dancers: Shelley Lee, Deborah Zall, Nelson Fernandez
Reconstruction of 1946 dance
BOX-FOLDER 22/15 Choreography: Paying My Dues, 1988
3 prints
Photographer: unknown
Dancers: Celia Hulton, Thomas Warfield, Asi Assumndson, Jayne Lee, Nelson Fernandez, Bernadette Iglich
Reconstruction of 1982 dance
BOX-FOLDER 22/16 Choreography: Song for a Soviet Youth Day, circa 1937
3 prints
Photographer: unknown
Dancer: Jane Dudley
BOX-FOLDER 22/17 Choreography: Swing Your Lady, circa 1944
1 print
Photographer: Barbara Morgan
Dancer: Jane Dudley
BOX-FOLDER 22/18 Choreography: Under the Swastika, circa 1937
1 print
Photographer: unknown
Dancer: Jane Dudley
BOX-FOLDER 22/19-20 Choreography: unidentified, circa 1930s-1940s?
2 prints
Photographer: unknown
Dancers: William Bales, Jane Dudley, Sophie Maslow
Probably Dudley-Maslow-Bales Trio repertory
BOX-FOLDER 22/21 Portraits: headshots, 1930s-1990s
4 prints
Photographers: unknown
Later life
BOX-FOLDER 22/22 Portraits: solo dance, 1930s-1940s
14 prints
Unidentified dances, many in costume
BOX-FOLDER 22/23 Rehearsals, with Sophie Maslow 1990s?
3 prints
Unidentified choreography
BOX-FOLDER 22/24 Teaching, undated
2 prints
BOX-FOLDER 22/25 Unidentified events, subjects, and locations
2 prints
BOX-FOLDER 22/26 Gentry, Eve 2010
4 items
Photographer: Kerville Cosmos Jack
Dancer: Carrie Ellmore-Talltisch
2010 reconstruction by the Martha Graham Dance Company of Gentry's Tenant of the Street
BOX-FOLDER 22/27-39 Gifford, Joseph, circa 1941-1973
BOX-FOLDER 22/27 Choreography: Commedia, 1955-1958
16 prints
Photographers: unknown
Dancers: Joseph Gifford, Jill Johnson, Chester Wolenski, Lorna Burdsall, Deborah Choate
Various performances
BOX-FOLDER 22/28 Choreography: The Frequent Hero, 1956-1957?
8 prints
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