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Oral history interview with Ruth Lovell Murray, 1979.

Creator: Murray, Ruth Lovell
Project: Bennington Summer School of the Dance project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 110 pages Sound recording: 2 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Dance teacher.

Scope and Contents

Dance training in Detroit, New York during 1920s and 30s; influence of Dalcroze eurhythmics and physical education on dance educators; classes at Bennington with Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Hanya Holm, Louis Horst, Martha Hill; subsequent associations with Bennington acquaintances, impact of Summer School.

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

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