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Reminiscences of Gertrude Shurr : oral history, 1979.

Creator: Shurr, Gertrude
Project: Bennington Summer School of the Dance project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 69 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Dancer, teacher.

Scope and Contents

Experiences at Bennington, 1934-1938; work as company member and as teaching assistant to Martha Graham; Graham technique at the time compared with modern Graham technique and Humphrey and Holm techniques of the 1930s; importance of Bennington to development of modern dance.

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

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