18 results found for: subject:"African American dancers"

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1926 June 7

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Bernard Hackney

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for Du Bois' autograph.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 14

Guy, Edna May

Letter from Edna May Guy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Jersey City (N.J.) - Concerning Guy's work as a dancer.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 18

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Edna May Guy

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning advice for Guy, a dancer, to dance with the Krigwa Players.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 3

Tubyfill, Mark, 1896-1990

Letter from Mark Turbyfill to Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Enclosing payment to fund the repeated insertion of his recent ad (see mums312-b187-i418) in future numbers of the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov.

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Pan-Africa

Published in People's Voice. This installment of Du Bois' column discusses the "Ballets Negres Society" of London.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Apr. 29

Tubyfill, Mark, 1896-1990

Letter from Mark Turbyfill to Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Enclosing the copy of a personal ad he'd like to run in the June number of the "Crisis," noting his professional dancing experience and offering lessons.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Dec. 1

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Russell Jelliffe

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that he send a photo of Jack Smith, "the young dancer whom you are helping along," as "I should like to exploit him in the 'Crisis.'"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1995 Dec. 18

Nash, Joe, 1919-2005

Joe Nash: oral history with Peggy Schwartz Part 5

Amherst (Mass.) - Recollections of the life of Pearl Primus, her teaching, and her impact on American modern dance, ethnic dance, African dance, and the study and understanding of African culture. Nash was an African American dancer and dance historian from New York and coordinator of black dance history courses at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center; he was also a long-time collaborator and f... more

Pearl Primus Collection

1995 Dec. 18

Nash, Joe, 1919-2005

Joe Nash: oral history with Peggy Schwartz Part 1

Amherst (Mass.) - Recollections of the life of Pearl Primus, her teaching, and her impact on American modern dance, ethnic dance, African dance, and the study and understanding of African culture. Nash was an African American dancer and dance historian from New York and coordinator of black dance history courses at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center; he was also a long-time collaborator and f... more

Pearl Primus Collection

1995 Dec. 18

Nash, Joe, 1919-2005

Joe Nash: oral history with Peggy Schwartz Part 2

Amherst (Mass.) - Recollections of the life of Pearl Primus, her teaching, and her impact on American modern dance, ethnic dance, African dance, and the study and understanding of African culture. Nash was an African American dancer and dance historian from New York and coordinator of black dance history courses at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center; he was also a long-time collaborator and f... more

Pearl Primus Collection