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.)
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.
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La Chapelle, Nuby
La Chapelle, Nuby -- Pictorial works
Old St. Mary's Church (San Francisco, Calif.)
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
Title devised by cataloger.
Nuby La Chappelle scrapbook of St. Mary's School dancers, BANC MSS 2017/239, The Bancroft Library, University of California,
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.
In English with some Chinese.
1 (38 (11 47 x 31 cm
BANC MSS 2017/239 v.1