Angna Enters greeting cards and printed material, 1943-1967, 1958-1967 (bulk dates)

Enters, Angna, b. 1899 or 1907 d. 1989
Painter, Designer, Performance artist, Dancer
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 15 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Seven Christmas cards made by Angna Enters, 1958 and 1959, 1961, 1963-1965, and 1967, consisting of a different watercolor self-portrait for each of the years represented; and printed material concerning Enters career in the theater, particularly reviews of mime performances.

Biographical/Historical Note: Dancer, mime, actress, painter, designer, and writer; New York, N.Y. Born New York, N.Y., raised Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Year of birth commonly given as 1907; however Enters graduated from high school in 1915 as Anita Irene Enters.

The known donor, Mr. Francis Robinson, received the Christmas cards of 1963 and 1964 from Enters.

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