Bella Lewitzky scrapbook, 1937-1950

Lewitzky, Bella, b. 1916 d. 2004
Choreographer, Dancer
Active in Calif.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Scrapbook containing clippings, theater programs, and newspaper articles about Lewitzky's career as a dancer in the southern California dance troupe the Lester Horton Group and the WPA Federal Theater Dance Group.

Biographical/Historical Note: Ballet dancer, San Bernardino, Calif. Attended high school and junior college in San Bernardino. Danced with the WPA Federal Theatre Dance Group before joining the Lester Horton Group in Los Angeles where she became the group's prima ballerina.

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Bella Lewitsky.

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