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Nuby La Chappelle scrapbook of St. Mary's School dancers.
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Title:

Nuby La Chappelle scrapbook of St. Mary's School dancers

Creator/Contributor:

La Chapelle, Nuby, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Old St. Mary's Church (San Francisco, Calif.)

Creator/Contributor:

Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)

Abstract:

Scrapbook mostly containing mounted black and white photographs of young Chinese American schoolgirls rehearsing and performing dance postures and routines in various types of ethnic and dance costumes. The costumes includes Chinese, Mexican, Russian, Dutch, Hawaiian, ballet, and tap dance. Manuscript captions under the photographs identify many of the dancers by name and age. Several loose photographs are also laid in. Also contains a small amount of mounted correspondence, greeting cards, clippings, and ephemera. The scrapbook was compiled by their dance teacher, Nuby La Chappelle, and a certificate of participation for La Chappelle in the Golden Gate International Exposition is mounted on the front pastedown.

Date:

1939 (issued)

Subject:

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Dance -- Study and teaching -- Photographs
Dance teachers -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Chinese American students -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Chinese American children -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Folk dancing -- Study and teaching -- China -- Photographs
Ethnic costume -- China -- Photographs
Ethnic costume -- Mexico -- Photographs
Ethnic costume -- Russia -- Photographs
Ethnic costume -- Netherlands -- Photographs
Ethnic costume -- Hawaii -- Photographs
Ballet -- Study and teaching -- Photographs
Hula (Dance) -- Study and teaching -- Photographs
Tap dancing -- Study and teaching -- Photographs
Women teachers, White -- California -- San Francisco
Costume -- Chine -- Photographies
Costume -- Pays-Bas -- Photographies
Ballet (Danse) -- √Čtude et enseignement -- Photographies
Ballet -- Study and teaching
Chinese American children
Chinese American students
Dance -- Study and teaching
Dance teachers
Ethnic costume
Folk dancing -- Study and teaching
Hula (Dance) -- Study and teaching
Tap dancing -- Study and teaching
Women teachers, White
California -- San Francisco
China
Hawaii
Mexico
Netherlands
Russia
Old St. Mary's Church (San Francisco, Calif.)
Old St. Mary's Church (San Francisco, Calif.)
La Chapelle, Nuby
La Chapelle, Nuby -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Purchase From Kayo Books ; 2017.
Old Saint Mary's Cathedral + Chinese Mission is a Catholic church that was founded in 1894 by Paulist Fathers. Located on the Corner of California & Grant Streets in San Francisco, the church has been ministering to China Town and the Financial District since its founding.
Nuby La Chappelle scrapbook of St. Mary's School dancers, BANC MSS 2017/239, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English with some Chinese.

Type:

Photographs.
Pictorial works.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.

Physical Description:

print
1 (38 (11 47 x 31 cm

Language:

English
Chinese

Origin:

California