Interview with Barbara Page Beiswanger, and, The National Section on Dance: its first 10 years, 1975

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Title
Interview with Barbara Page Beiswanger, and, The National Section on Dance: its first 10 years, 1975
Names
Beiswanger, Barbara Page (Interviewee)
Wiesner, Theodora (Interviewer)
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (Contributor)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975-02-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-543
Topics
H'Doubler, Margaret Newell, 1889-
Beiswanger, Barbara Page
Dance teachers
Dancers -- Education (Higher)
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Theodora Wiesner 1975, February 10 Atlanta (Ga.)
Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Acquisition: Gift American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Content: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 47 minutes; however, the interview ends at approximately 36:00, and the remaining approximate ten minutes consists of ambient noise.). Barbara Page Beiswanger speaks with Theodora Wiesner about the beginnings of her career in dance; her time as a teacher at Ohio Wesleyan University; marrying and moving with her husband to teach at Monticello College; the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance convention; continuing her professional and academic education; teaching at the Georgia State College for Women and establishing a dance club; retiring but remaining involved with dance; her activities with the National Dance section of the AAHPR [American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance] including her encounter with racial discrimination; the influence of Margaret H'Doubler; Martha Hill; performing in Doris Humphrey's work Passacaglia [and fugue in C minor].
Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 30 minutes). Theodora Wiesner reads aloud the draft of Barbara Page Beiswanger's article entitled: The National Section on Dance: its first 10 years. The article, as edited, appeared in the Journal of Heath, Physical Education and Recreation, 31 (5), May-June, 1960, pp. 23-25; 66.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 17 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips
Sound quality is good overall.
Description
Interview with Barbara Page Beiswanger conducted by Theodora Wiesner for the archives of the Dance Division of AAHPER [American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; later American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance] on February 10, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia (streaming audio file 1; ends at approximately 36:00). The second part of the recording (streaming audio file 2) consists of Wiesner's reading aloud the draft of an article by Beiswanger entitled: The National Section on Dance: the first 10 years. The article, as edited, appeared in the Journal of Heath, Physical Education and Recreation, 31 (5), May-June, 1960, pp. 23-25; 66.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 81222269
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118332
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aa9c1d60-795f-0136-4563-13486336e186
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  • 1975: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Barbara Page Beiswanger, and, The National Section on Dance: its first 10 years" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/06e31020-c318-0133-cbd4-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Barbara Page Beiswanger, and, The National Section on Dance: its first 10 years" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/06e31020-c318-0133-cbd4-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Interview with Barbara Page Beiswanger, and, The National Section on Dance: its first 10 years Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/06e31020-c318-0133-cbd4-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Barbara Page Beiswanger, and, The National Section on Dance: its first 10 years