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

Title
Interview with Barbara Page Beiswanger, and, The National Section on Dance: its first 10 years, 1975
Author
Beiswanger, Barbara Page,
Publication
1975
Electronic Resource

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Description
Two streaming audio files (approximately one hour and 17 minutes): digital
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of AAHPER.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Interviews (Sound recordings)
Note
  • For transcript of interview, see *MGZMT 3-543.
  • 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.
  • Sound quality is good overall.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Access (note)
  • Patrons may access streaming audio only on site at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
Funding (note)
  • 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.
Source (note)
  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Call Number
*MGZTCO 3-543
Author
Beiswanger, Barbara Page, interviewee.
Title
Interview with Barbara Page Beiswanger, and, The National Section on Dance: its first 10 years, 1975
Production
1975
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Restricted Access
Patrons may access streaming audio only on site at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
Event
Recorded by Theodora Wiesner 1975, February 10 Atlanta (Ga.)
Summary
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].
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.
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.
Original Version
Original format: one sound cassette (approximately one hour and 17 minutes); quarter-track; 1.875 ips; transferred to wav file and streaming file format (myd_mgztco3543_v01f01_sc and myd_mgztco3543_v01f02_sc) in 2015.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZTC 3-543
Source
Gift American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
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Added Author
Wiesner, Theodora, interviewer.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
Added Title
Gift of AAHPER.
Research Call Number
*MGZTCO 3-543
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