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The early years: [Leave-taking]
Ross, Patty Kerr (Director)
Labeille, Daniel (Producer)
Early years, (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) (Host)
State University of New York College at Purchase (Sponsor)

Early Years Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-04-12
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3557
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 54 (former)
Field recordings
Content: For a printed program of the festival, see *MGZB The early years (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) [Programs].
Content: Video documentation of the festival The early years: American modern dance from 1900 through the 1930s, hosted by SUNY College at Purchase, New York, on April 9-12, 1981, under the sponsorship of State University of New York, University-Wide Programs in the Arts. Festival director: Patricia Kerr Ross. Video producer: Daniel Labeille.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (22 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Videotaped in the Dance Building on April 12, 1981. Candid footage of students as they leave the festival, interspersed with informal conversations with an off-camera speaker. Among the topics discussed are Isadora Duncan, Annabelle Gamson, and experiences at and opinions of the festival.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170870
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ffadcfb0-3145-0132-d76b-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1981: Created
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: [Leave-taking]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: [Leave-taking]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 22, 2024.

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The early years: [Leave-taking]