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Levy, Ruth : Ruth Levy Dance Photographs, 1928-1976

Ruth Levy, who performed as a dancer with the Pavley/Oukrainsky Junior Ballet, received a master’s degree in photography at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1972. This collection includes her slides, negatives, proof sheets, and prints of dancers in several companies, including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the American Ballet Theatre, the Dance Theatre of Harlem, the Joffrey Ballet, the New York City Ballet, and the Ruth Page Chicago Ballet among others. Some of these photographs were part of her photographic essay “Of Dance and Dancers” and exhibited at the Chicago Public Library in 1974.
Extent: 7.5 linear feet - (7 boxes, 4 oversize boxes, and 3 loose folders)
Subjects: Chicago, Dance, Photographs, Women
Call Number: Dance MS LevyR
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The Ruth Levy Dance Photographs are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).