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Larry Warren collection on Anna Sokolow and Lester Horton, 1903-2007

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Lester Horton, 1906-2007 (continued)
BOX 12-13 Photographs, 1929-1973
Images of Horton's dance works as well as behind-the-scenes photographs and portraits of Horton make up this subseries and document Horton's early exploration of Native American dances through to the major works he created at the Horton Dance Theater. Of the works represented here, only one was created after Horton's death, Miss Salome. Horton revisited and reworked the story of Salome many times, and this adaptation was likely created as part of a fundraising evening for the Dance Theater. Most of the photographs in this series are reproduced in Modern Dance Pioneer. Titles refer to choreographic works. When known, photographers are identified at the folder level.
Organized alphabetically according to subject or production.
BOX-FOLDER 12/40 Another Touch of Klee, 1951
Photographer: Constantine
BOX-FOLDER 12/41 The Beloved, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 12/42 Buildings, 1950, 1973
Photographer: Ernest Reshovsky
BOX-FOLDER 12/43 Cuba Antigua, circa 1953
BOX-FOLDER 12/44 Dance Theater production preparations, 1941, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 12/45 Flight from Reality, 1937
Photographer: Viktor von Pribosic
BOX-FOLDER 12/46 Horton, Lester, 1941-1952
Photographers: Constantine, Leo Salkin, Charles Van Maanan, and Bob Willoughby
BOX-FOLDER 12/47 Lewitzky, Bella and James Mitchell, 1942
Photographer: Tom Binford
BOX-FOLDER 12/48 Liberian Suite, 1952
Photographers: Constantine and Charles Van Maanen
BOX-FOLDER 12/49 Miss Salome, 1955
Photographer: Constantine
BOX-FOLDER 13/1 The Park, 1949
Photographer: Constantine
BOX-FOLDER 13/2 Prado de pena, 1952
Photographer: Charles Van Maanen
BOX-FOLDER 13/3 Prairie Chicken Dance, 1929
Photographer: Toyo Miyatake
BOX-FOLDER 13/4 Pueblo Eagle Dance, 1929
Photographer: Toyo Miyatake
BOX-FOLDER 13/5 Le sacre du printemps, 1937
Alternate title: Rite of Spring
Photographers: Leo Salkin and Viktor von Pribosic
BOX-FOLDER 13/6 Salome, 1934-1950
Photographers: Toyo Miyatake, Leo Salkin, and Charles Van Maanen
BOX-FOLDER 13/7 Sarong Paramaribo, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 13/8 "Soldadera," 1950
Photographer: Constantine
BOX-FOLDER 13/9 A Touch of Klee and Delightful 2, 1949
Photographer: Constantine
BOX-FOLDER 13/10 Warsaw Ghetto, 1949
Photographer: Constantine
BOX-FOLDER 13/11 Unidentified productions, 1937 and undated
Photographer: Constantine
BOX 13, 15 Subject Files, 1906-2007
The bulk of this series is devoted to documentation of the dance technique that Horton created and taught, including written descriptions, drawings outlining body placement, and Labanotation. Other materials collected here include a copy of Horton's birth certificate; reproductions of costume designs for Tawkish and the 1950 version of Salome; early articles and choreographic scenarios by Horton; clippings and programs of Horton performances, including his 1929 appearance with Michio Itō's company; and, drafts, notes, publicity, and research related to the publication of Modern Dance Pioneer.
Arranged alphabetically according to subject.
BOX-FOLDER 13/12 Birth certificate, 1906
BOX-FOLDER 13/13 Choreographic scenarios, undated
Contents: Barrel House; Brown County, Indiana; Something to Please Everybody; Song of Hiawatha
BOX-FOLDER 13/14 Clippings, 1934-2007
BOX-FOLDER 13/15 Costume designs, 1932, 1950
Reproductions
BOX-FOLDER 13/16 Horton technique, undated
BOX-FOLDER 13/17 Horton technique: Labanotation, undated
BOX-FOLDER 13/18 Horton technique notes, 1979 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 13/19 Notebook and notes, undated
BOX-FOLDER 13/20 Preliminary sketches, 1929-1994
BOX-FOLDER 15/1 Programs, 1929
BOX-FOLDER 13/21 Programs and publicity, 1929-2005
BOX-FOLDER 13/22 Publication related, 1924-1991
BOX-FOLDER 13/23 Research materials, 1953-1994 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 13/24 Writings by Horton, 1939-1941 and undated
BOX 13 Larry Warren Papers, 1970-1996
This series contains a single file containing clippings, correspondence, notes, and collected ephemera that document Larry Warren's career as an educator at the Univeristy of Maryland and his research interests outside of Anna Sokolow and Lester Horton.
Materials arranged chronologically within the file.
BOX-FOLDER 13/25 Larry Warren papers, 1970-1996 and undated

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