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Bella Lewitzky scrapbook, 1937-1950

Lewitzky, Bella, 1916-2004

Choreographer, Dancer


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (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.


Lent for microfilming 1964 by Bella Lewitsky.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Lewitzky after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm 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.