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Chinese Youth Club Lion Dancers (Interview)

Creator:
Smithsonian Education  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-11-28T13:46:33.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Education  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Education
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Oral history interview with Edouard Du Buron

Interviewee:
Du Buron, Edouard, 1905-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (sound cassettes (5 hr., 33 min.), analog.)
106 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1993 March 9-May 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Edouard Du Buron conducted 1993 March 9-May 13, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Du Buron discusses his childhood in Worcester, Massachusetts in a poor family with an abusive father and his rearing in various Catholic orphanages; his loss of religion in his youth and growing up as a French-Canadian in New England; his career as a solo dancer in Boston (1925-32) and as a member of the Ruth St. Denis Troupe (1932-38); his dance career in New York City in the late 1930s and his job as a display designer at Filene's department store in Boston (1942-45).
Biographical / Historical:
Edouard Du Buron (1905-1996) was a dancer and later an art gallery and museum director from Brockton, Massachusetts. Du Buron died in 1996 before the completion of the interview and discussion of his work as a gallery and museum director.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 16 digital wav file. Duration is 5 hr., 33 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire audio recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Dancers -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.duburo93
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93b65cacc-bd96-4a74-bc35-f41e6a24d401
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-duburo93
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Oral history interview with Bella Lewitzky

Creator:
Lewitzky, Bella  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Hoag  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recordings (1 hour), 5 in.)
28 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 Apr. 21
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Bella Lewitzky conducted 1965 Apr. 21, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Bella Lewitzky (1916-2004) was a dancer, associated with the Federal Dance Project.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 11 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Occupation:
Dancers -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lewitz65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f7cfc7b8-723c-4bf3-b4d2-0d76a89c5bef
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lewitz65

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