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Lester Horton

Artist:
Bob Willoughby, 30 Jun 1927 - 18 Dec 2009  Search this
Sitter:
Lester Horton, 26 Jan 1906 - 2 Nov 1953  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 29.5 x 27 cm (11 5/8 x 10 5/8")
Sheet: 34.6 x 27 cm (13 5/8 x 10 5/8")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\California\Los Angeles\Los Angeles
Date:
1953
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Interior\Studio\Dance  Search this
Lester Horton: Male  Search this
Lester Horton: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Lester Horton: Performing Arts\Choreographer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Bob and Dorothy Willoughby
Object number:
S/NPG.2007.204
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Bob Willoughby
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f8b447f5-622f-439a-be60-435826d701ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2007.204

Bella Lewitzky scrapbook, 1937-1950

Creator:
Lewitzky, Bella, 1916-2004  Search this
Lewitzky, Bella, 1916-2004  Search this
Subject:
Horton, Lester  Search this
Federal Theater Project (Calif.)  Search this
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

Bella Lewitzky scrapbook

Creator:
Lewitzky, Bella  Search this
Names:
Federal Theater Project (Calif.)  Search this
Horton, Lester, 1906-1953  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1950
Scope and Contents:
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.
Biographical / Historical:
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.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Bella Lewitsky.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Ballet dancers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Ballet  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.lewibell
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c34a2dcf-7ade-4d03-aca8-a647cfb0da5b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lewibell

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