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Bella Lewitzky scrapbook, 1937-1950

Catalog Data

Creator:
Lewitzky, Bella, 1916-2004  Search this
Lewitzky, Bella, 1916-2004  Search this
Subject:
Horton, Lester  Search this
Federal Theater Project (Calif.)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Scrapbook containing clippings, theater programs, and newspaper articles about Lewitzky's career as a dancer in the southern California dance troupe the Lester Horton Group and the WPA Federal Theater Dance Group.
Citation:
Bella Lewitzky scrapbook, 1937-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel LA 8 (frames 901-937) available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Lewitzky after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Ballet dancer, San Bernardino, Calif. Attended high school and junior college in San Bernardino. Danced with the WPA Federal Theatre Dance Group before joining the Lester Horton Group in Los Angeles where she became the group's prima ballerina.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Bella Lewitsky.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Ballet  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9439
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211637
AAA_collcode_lewibell
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211637