This overview includes numerous examples of illustrations, sheet music, and ephemera (e.g., an ornate Boston Valentines Party dance card).
Essays explore such topics as dance types, fashion, dance etiquette, and opposition to dance.
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.
Ballet; Women dancers
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