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Eva Anderson's Baltimore Dance Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: R0163-BDT
Abstract Eva Anderson was the artistic director of the Baltimore Dance Theater, which later became Eva Anderson Dancers, Ltd. Anderson’s choreography aimed to perpetuate American dance with a special emphasis African-American dance forms. The Dance Theater performed primarily in Baltimore and the Maryland area, but also traveled around the U.S. and the world. One of Anderson’s dances, “The Elephant,” was originally performed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C. This...
Dates: circa 1970-2016

Samuel Ready School Records

 Collection — Box: Published Material
Identifier: R0117-SRS
Scope and Contents The Samuel Ready School Records document the history of the Samuel Ready School. The collection includes biographical information about Samuel Ready, and describes the history the school including the facilities and property, the administration, and the student body and alumni. Materials in the collection include minutes, correspondence, reports, student and teacher files, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings, and artifacts and memorabilia.
Dates: 1864-1977