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Jeni LeGon Papers, 1930s-2002

Donor:
LeGon, Jeni 1916-
Subject:
Robinson, Bill 1878-1949
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Advertisements
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Itineraries
Photographs
Letters (correspondence)
Programs
Date:
1930
1930-2002
1930s-2002
20th century
1930-2000
Notes:
Dancer, stage and film actress.
Summary:
Papers documenting LeGon's career as an actress and dancer. The collection includes biographical information; letters; photographs of LeGon, her students, and other dancers with whom she worked, including Bill "Bojangles" Robinson"; her early travel itineraries, schedules and personal calendars; an honorary doctoral degree; programs; advertisements and invitations to dance events; a scrapbook of clippings; and clippings and articles.
Cite as:
Jeni LeGon Papers, 1930s-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Dancers
Actresses
Dance in motion pictures, television, etc
Dance, Black
African American women entertainers
African American women
Tap dancing
Local number:
2003.3004 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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