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Olson, Christina, b. 1881 : Christina Olson Papers, 1891-1918

Material relating to Chicago dancer Christina Olson, who at the age of twelve performed as a Turkish dancer in the Turkish Theater at the World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893. Includes music school diploma, hand-written documents concerning her employment and performances, her marriage certificate and a two photographs. Also, three items relating to the Exposition – a general ticket of admission, her passbook and a program for the Turkish Theater.
Extent: 1 linear feet - (1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Dance, Women
Call Number: Dance MS Olson
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The Christina Olson Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).