Dancer and choreographer Pearl Primus performing her work "African Ceremonial," circa 1944

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Title
Dancer and choreographer Pearl Primus performing her work "African Ceremonial," circa 1944
Collection

Portrait collection

Pearl Primus portrait collection

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 1944 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Primus, Pearl
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Primus, Pearl / Folder 1
Topics
Primus, Pearl
African American dancers
Women dancers -- United States
African American choreographers
Women choreographers -- United States
Genres
Portraits
Photographs
Contact prints
Portrait photographs
Physical Description
Photographs
Extent: 26 x 21 cm (print), 12 x 10 cm (image) ; black and white
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11487277
Photo Order: 55708
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc1488a0-ae4b-0133-9fb1-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1944: Captured
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancer and choreographer Pearl Primus performing her work "African Ceremonial," circa 1944" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/978d68e0-b0cb-0133-17fc-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancer and choreographer Pearl Primus performing her work "African Ceremonial," circa 1944" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/978d68e0-b0cb-0133-17fc-00505686d14e

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. Dancer and choreographer Pearl Primus performing her work "African Ceremonial," circa 1944 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/978d68e0-b0cb-0133-17fc-00505686d14e

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Dancer and choreographer Pearl Primus performing her work "African Ceremonial," circa 1944