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Pearl Primus dancing "Hard Time Blues". 348

From: Color slides of Blacks

Pearl Primus dancing "Hard Time Blues". 348

From: Color slides of Blacks

Call Number:
Creator: Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Date: 1943
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Description:
Number: XLVIa
Abstract:
Pearl Primus was a distinguished dancer and choreographer famous for her "primitive" dances and interpretations of great black literature by the likes of Langston Hughes, Lewis Allen, and Josh White. "Hard Time Blues" is based on a song about sharecropper
Physical Description:
1 slide
color, Kodachrome
2 x 2 in.
Folder:
Negro Collection 1
Rights:
Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.
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Curatorial Area: Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2019455
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