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Title
Interview with Dorothy La Salle, 1977
Names
La Salle, Dorothy (Interviewee)
Murray, Ruth Lovell (Interviewer)
National Dance Association (Contributor)
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (Contributor)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977-06-04
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-549
Topics
O'Donnell, Mary Patricia
La Salle, Dorothy
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. Dance Division
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Ruth Lovell Murray 1977, June 4 Millbrook (N.Y.)
Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Acquisition: Gift National Dance Association.
Content: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 29 minutes). Ruth Lovell Murray speaks briefly about Dorothy La Salle's background; Dorothy La Salle speaks about her training, at Columbia University Teachers College, and how she came to focus on dance; her experience at the National Convention of the American Physical Education Association in 1930 in Boston (Mass.), in particular, how this led to her work with dance education in elementary schools; Mary O'Donnell and the formation of the Dance section of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation [later American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance]; her time at the United States Department of Education during World War II; how dance education in public schools has changed over the years.
Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 18 minutes; however, the interview ends at approximately 9:40 minutes, and the remainder of the recording is blank). Dorothy La Salle speaks with Ruth Lovell Murray about her report on dance education in public schools; Margaret H'Doubler.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 47 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips
Sound quality is good in streaming audio file 1. It is fair in streaming audio file 2, which is marred by "tape hiss."
Description
Interview with Dorothy La Salle conducted by Ruth Lovell Murray on June 4, 1977 in Millbrook, New York, for the oral history archives of the National Dance Association. The interview ends at approximately 9:40 minutes into streaming audio file 2; the remainder of the recording is blank.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 80956229
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118345
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 859dc900-795f-0136-433e-65907ad9cba7
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1977: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Dorothy La Salle" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/327d5a50-c318-0133-99ea-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Dorothy La Salle" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/327d5a50-c318-0133-99ea-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Interview with Dorothy La Salle Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/327d5a50-c318-0133-99ea-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Dorothy La Salle