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Reminiscences of Louise Allen : oral history, 1979.

Creator: Allen, Louise
Project: Bennington Summer School of the Dance project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 68 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Dancer, teacher. Louise Allen is married to Mr. Haviland.

Scope and Contents

Early dance training, including Denishawn; study of dance technique at Humphrey/Weidman studio; social aspects of summer school 1936; rehearsal memories of WITH MY RED FIRES; impressions of Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman; importance of Bennington in the 1930s; politics and dance in the 1930s; subsequent activities in the dance field.

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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1982.

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