Dance companies from around the world have performed at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival since 1932. This video collection includes more than 100 excerpts of performances recorded at festival. Highlights include performances by Anna Duncan...
Highlights from this large subcollection of the NYPL Digital Gallery include: programs for performances by the Isadora Duncan Dancers; photographs of Duncan, Irene Castle, and Ruth St. Denis; and color slides of the Joffrey Ballet.
The 30,000 performances in this collection were recorded, primarily in Spanish, in the first half of the twentieth century. Users can listen to the first 50 seconds of each recording. A search for "Lydia Mendoza" retrieves more than 500 records.
Mexican American music; Women musicians; Women singers
During his three years working for the Southern Courier, Jim Peppler took over 11,000 photographs documenting the civil rights movement, social conditions in central Alabama, and music performances (e.g., Odetta, Tina Turner). Of particular note...
African American women; African American women civil rights workers; Beauty shops; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights movements; Women singers
United States -- Alabama -- Montgomery; United States -- Mississippi -- Jackson
Includes 908 posters from the Works Projects Administration. These posters publicized health programs (e.g., prenatal care); cultural programs (art exhibitions, theatrical, and musical performances); travel and tourism; educational programs; and...
Health and hygiene; History; New Deal, 1933-1939; Posters; Women; Works Projects Administration; World War, 1939-1945
United States -- California; United States -- Illinois; United States -- Iowa; United States -- Massachusetts; United States -- New York; United States -- Ohio; United States -- Pennsylvania;
Eleanor Steber (1916-1990) made her premiere with the Metropolitan Opera in 1940 and remained with the company until 1963. This collection includes stock publicity photographs, informal snapshots of Steber, and photographs of a television screen...
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