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Katherine Dunham

From: Photographs of Blacks

Katherine Dunham

From: Photographs of Blacks

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Creator: Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Date: 1940 May 10
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Description:
In pencil verso: Katherine Dunham / Dancer + Drama. Stamped verso: Photograph by Carl Van Vechten / 146 Central Park West / Cannot be reproduced without permission.
Abstract:
Katherine Mary Dunham (1909 - 2006) was a mixed race choreographer, dancer, author, educator and founder of the Katherine Dunham Dance Company and Katherine Dunham School in New York City. She was the first African American to choreograph for the Metropol
Physical Description:
1 photographic print
b&w
approx. 24.5 x 18 cm.
Host Note:
Photographer's number: X R
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.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2022546
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