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Katherine Dunham's first ballet teacher, Ludmila Speranzeva

Katherine Dunham's first ballet teacher, Ludmila Speranzeva

441/4/1 N3-1756 Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (Copyright Notice) Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University... More

Jason et medée. Ballet tragique, British Cartoon Print

Jason et medée. Ballet tragique, British Cartoon Print

"Gaetan Vestris as Jason between two ladies of the ballet..." (Source: George) [N. Dance?, del. ; Bartolozzi, sc.]. This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires ... More

The pretty ballet girl. H. De Marsan, publisher, No. 60 Chatham Street, New York
The mugwump mabille
The mugwump mabille

The mugwump mabille

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Ballet girls - Print, Library of Congress collection

Ballet girls - Print, Library of Congress collection

28350 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

[Ballerina in white costume with flowers in dance pose]

[Ballerina in white costume with flowers in dance pose]

V35184 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyrighted 1890 by the Calvert Litho. Co., Detroit, Mich." No. 2. Title devised. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Imre Kiralfy's brilliant ballet spectacle, Venice, the bride of the sea at Olympia

Imre Kiralfy's brilliant ballet spectacle, Venice, the bride of the se...

W41771 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Imre Kiralfy, 1891." Caption: The triumph of love. Created by "The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & New York; printed in America." No. L-4216. Small portrait of I. Kir... More

Ballet
Adeline Genee, holding basket of flowers, in ballet pose
Photograph of Swan Lake (later Ballet Russes Company), n.d., Raoul Barba, Monte-Carlo
Chicago Opera Ballet -- Ambrosini & Annetta Pelucchi
A nymph of the waves

A nymph of the waves

"This is a double-printing picture combining a view of Mlle. Cathrina Bartho in her celebrated "Speedway" dance, with one of the Whirlpool Rapids of Niagara Falls, the resulting effect being that the dancer app... More

[Woman posed, full-length, standing, facing front, wearing ballet costume, with back of skirt raised behind her]
[Model posed wearing black pressed pleats, top hat, and ballet shoes, standing tip-toe on champagne bottle]

[Model posed wearing black pressed pleats, top hat, and ballet shoes, ...

Photo copyrighted by Ye Rose Studio, Providence, R.I. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Fashions [1904]; Theater Misc. [1... More

Photograph of Le Coq d'Or, n.d. (probably Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo), no photographer

Photograph of Le Coq d'Or, n.d. (probably Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo)...

music by Rimsky-Korsakov; choreography by Fokine (General)

Adeline Genee in first ballet skirt
Photograph of Les Sylphides, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, n.d., no photographer
Photograph of Petrouchka, n.d. (Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo), Studio-Lipnitzki
Ralph Lyford, Ass't Conductor, Boston Opera, Mrs. Ralph Lyford (Ella Gillis) of Ballet

Ralph Lyford, Ass't Conductor, Boston Opera, Mrs. Ralph Lyford (Ella G...

Photograph shows composer and conductor Ralph Lyford (1882-1927). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011

The cloud ballet / Gordon Ross.

The cloud ballet / Gordon Ross.

Illustration shows three old men sitting on a stonewall watching the clouds form beautiful ballerinas dancing a ballet. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 70, no. 1810 (1911 November 8), cover. Copyright 1911... More

Photograph of Nijinsky in the title role of the ballet Petrouchka, 1911
Ballet school, Wash. Sq. [i.e., Washington Square] players
Ballet Russe practicing
Mme. Galanta, Ballet Russe
Karsavina, George Grantham Bain Collection

Karsavina, George Grantham Bain Collection

Photograph shows Tamara Platonovna Karsavina (1885-1978), a Russian ballerina. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2018) Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of: George Gra... More

Ballet rehearsals, New York City, ca. 1916: Ballet Russe

Ballet rehearsals, New York City, ca. 1916: Ballet Russe

7 women. Photo by Bain News Service, N.Y.C. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings:... More

Ballet rehearsals, New York City, ca. 1916: [Unidentified group of 6 women & 2 men]

Ballet rehearsals, New York City, ca. 1916: [Unidentified group of 6 w...

Photo by Bain News Service, N.Y.C. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: NY NYC T... More

Ballet rehearsals, New York City, ca. 1916: Washington Square Players at Comedy Theatre, 41st St. near 6th Ave.

Ballet rehearsals, New York City, ca. 1916: Washington Square Players ...

9 women. Photo by Bain News Service, N.Y.C. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings:... More

Harriet Hoctor Collection, 1917-1972
[Dancing earth doing can-can]

[Dancing earth doing can-can]

Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as jacket for: This Giddy Globe / Peter Simple. New... More

Dick Nash, pony ballet, 12/22/25
Sweethearts, roses, moonlig[ht]

Sweethearts, roses, moonlig[ht]

A large costumed figure, dressed as Pierrot, stands blindfolded with his arms outstretched, as if seeking one of the female dancers below him, who stands with her arms stretched up toward him. Several dancers ... More

National Am. Ballet, [8/20/24]
Nat. Am. Ballet, 8/20/24
Photograph of Le Train Bleu, 1924, no photographer
National American Ballet, [8/20/24]
Nat. Am. Ballet, 8/20/24
National American Ballet, [8/20/24]
Nat. Am. Ballet, 8/20/24
National American Ballet, 6/30/25
National American Ballet, [6/30/25]
Madam Lubouska, National American Ballet, 6/30/25
The  Sports and Touring Ballet Revue [3]

The Sports and Touring Ballet Revue [3]

Porter 7 in The Sports and Touring Ballet Revue (Content) 1925 (date)

National American Ballet, 6/30/25
Miss Dorothy Brautigam of Nat'l. American Ballet, 6/30/25
Elsie Robinson, Nat'l. American Ballet, [6/30/25]
National American Ballet, 6/30/25
Ida Rubinstein Ballet [1]

Ida Rubinstein Ballet [1]

Teatro alla Scala; Milan, Italy (venue) February 1929 (date)

Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater II
Morton Gould Collection
Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater III
" Rites of Spring" is Given as Ballet

" Rites of Spring" is Given as Ballet

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Jacobo Ficher Collection
Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater IV
Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater II
Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater VIII
Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater VII
Spivacke Fund (Rose Marie and Harold Spivacke) Collection
Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater III
Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater I
Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater VI
Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater I
Photograph of Alexandra Danilova, wearing a costume designed by Leon Bakst in Aurora's wedding, n.d. [1933?] (Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo on their third American tour), no photographer
[Old woman "ballet" seller of New Iberia, Louisiana with her daughter]

[Old woman "ballet" seller of New Iberia, Louisiana with her daughter]

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Typed on back: "2. An old woman "ballet" seller of New Iberia, La. with her daughter." Forms part of: Lomax collection of photogr... More

Festival of American dance featuring Myra Kinch with modern dance group of 23 artists Satires, ballet of 1840, divertissements, coronation, song of Judea, an American exodus.

Festival of American dance featuring Myra Kinch with modern dance grou...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of a festival of American dance with choreography by Myra Kinch and music by Manuela Galea at the Laguna Beach High School auditorium. Work Projects Administratio... More

[ Review of "Blast at ballet"]

[ Review of "Blast at ballet"]

From Dance Observer, Dec. 1938 (General) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Katherine Dunham in the ballet L'Ag'Ya, which premiered in 1938

Katherine Dunham in the ballet L'Ag'Ya, which premiered in 1938

Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis (Copyright Notice)

The  Polish Ballet

The Polish Ballet

Covent Garden; London, England (venue) December 1938 - January 1939 (date)

"Carmen" Presented by Cuyahoga County Opera Association and the Federal Music Project : Ballet directed by Madame Bianca.

"Carmen" Presented by Cuyahoga County Opera Association and the Federa...

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "Carmen," showing a matador. Date stamped on verso: Mar 27 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Ballet Wins Plaudits from Big Audience

Ballet Wins Plaudits from Big Audience

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Washington, D.C. Elementary school girls dancing a ballet
The  Ballet Unique Distinction

The Ballet Unique Distinction

review of performance at 46th Street Theatre, from the NY Herald Tribune, Dec. 27. 1943. (General) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary D... More

Ballet Star Retains Her Magnetism

Ballet Star Retains Her Magnetism

review of performance at 46th Street Theatre, from the New York World-Telegram, Dec. 27, 1943 (General) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contempor... More

The  Dance Copland-Graham Ballet Blends Best of Two Arts
Hindemith Ballet Danced by Graham

Hindemith Ballet Danced by Graham

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Graham Presents Copland's Ballet

Graham Presents Copland's Ballet

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Graham Dances New Ballet

Graham Dances New Ballet

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

New Music Ballet for Columbia Fete

New Music Ballet for Columbia Fete

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

New Graham Ballet Thrills Audience of Music Leaders

New Graham Ballet Thrills Audience of Music Leaders

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Martha Graham's New Ballet a Masterwork

Martha Graham's New Ballet a Masterwork

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Samuel Barber: The Serpent Heart, Ballet danced by Martha Graham Group

Samuel Barber: The Serpent Heart, Ballet danced by Martha Graham Group

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Martha Graham's New Ballet Embodies Beauty and Spirit

Martha Graham's New Ballet Embodies Beauty and Spirit

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Young People's Concerts Scripts: Two Ballet Birds [typescript; "Music Cues"]

Young People's Concerts Scripts: Two Ballet Birds [typescript; "Music ...

From: Young People's Concerts Television Scripts Series

Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar Collection, 1750-1950
World's Fair, 1939. 250 pound ballet
U.S.S.R. Novosibirsk, Swan Lake ballet TOH

U.S.S.R. Novosibirsk, Swan Lake ballet TOH

Contact sheet of 35 frames from 35mm film shows Vice President and Mrs. Nixon attending a performance of Swan Lake during Nixon's trip to the U.S.S.R. for the opening of the American National Exhibition. Title ... More

[Suzanne Farrell and George Balanchine dancing in a segment of "Don Quixote" at New York State Theater] / World Telegram & Sun photo by O. Fernandez.

[Suzanne Farrell and George Balanchine dancing in a segment of "Don Qu...

NYWT&S staff photograph. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

The  Center Ballet of Buffalo

The Center Ballet of Buffalo

Kleinhans Music Hall; Buffalo, New York (venue) 1969 (date)

Advertisement Poster: Lewitzky

Advertisement Poster: Lewitzky

Print is a direct mail advertisement for the "Bella Lewitzky Dance Campany" that includes a poster on one side showing a reproduction of a photograph by Dan Esgro of two dancers wearing a costume in which they ... More

San Francisco Ballet Building Civic Center, San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Ballet Building Civic Center, San Francisco, CA

Photograph shows the glass and polish chrome entry is located at the corner of the building facing the design axis of the Civic Center whose focal center is the large Neo-Renaissance styled City Hall. Client: ... More

Ballet dancers limber up in the lobby of the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, California

Ballet dancers limber up in the lobby of the War Memorial Opera House,...

Designed by G. Albert Lansburgh and modeled after Garnier's Paris Opera. Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and th... More

Theater of Opera and Ballet (1931-45; 1956), Novosibirsk, Russia
Theater of Opera and Ballet (1931-45; 1956), main portico, Novosibirsk, Russia
What was your first reaction? Vukovar 91, Mogadishu 93, Sarajevo 92 ... / / Maria Dujmović Kondres.

What was your first reaction? Vukovar 91, Mogadishu 93, Sarajevo 92 .....

Picture shows vignettes of ballet dancers performing, with text superimposed.

Centro Gallego, was a Galician social club in 1914. The National Ballet of Cuba and the State Opera are based in this building, Havana, Cuba

Centro Gallego, was a Galician social club in 1914. The National Balle...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith; 2010; (DLC/PP-2... More

Centro Gallego, was a Galician social club in 1914. The National Ballet of Cuba and the State Opera are based in this building in Havana, Cuba

Centro Gallego, was a Galician social club in 1914. The National Balle...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith; 2010; (DLC/PP-2... More

Montgomery Ballet performs "A New Ballet by Paul Gilliam" at the Davis Theatre in downtown Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery Ballet performs "A New Ballet by Paul Gilliam" at the Davis...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Centro Gallego, was a Galician social club in 1914. The National Ballet of Cuba and the State Opera are based in this building in Havana, Cuba

Centro Gallego, was a Galician social club in 1914. The National Balle...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith; 2010; (DLC/PP-2... More

Erick Hawkins Collection
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