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Bella Lewitzky scrapbook, 1937-1950

Bella Lewitzky scrapbook, 1937-1950

Lewitzky, Bella, 1916-2004

Choreographer, Dancer

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).

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.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Bella Lewitsky.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Lewitzky after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel LA 8 (frames 901-937) available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Bella Lewitzky scrapbook, 1937-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.