John Lindquist photographs of African American performers
54 black and white photographs of African American performers and dance pieces, most performing at the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Beckett, Massachusetts. Photographs are either embossed with "John Lindquist" or stamped "John Lindquist / print by Stephan Driscoll".
Photographs show Alvin Ailey, Alvin McDuffie, Charles Moore, and other dancers; most are named on the back of the photograph.
- circa 1958-1980
- Driscoll, Stephan (Person)
In good condition.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
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Extent.1 linear feet (1 box)
Biographical / Historical
Lindquist was staff photographer at the dance festival from 1938-1980; Stephan Driscoll succeeded him.
Collection is in order as received.
Ownership prior to this acqusition is unknown.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2021MT-47. Purchased from Auger Down Books with the Howard D. Rothschild Bequest, 2021 May 14.
This collection was processed to a basic level with minimal rehousing, organization, and preservation. (Melanie Wisner, 2021)
- Lindquist, John, photographer. John Lindquist photographs of African American performers, circa 1958-1980 (MS Thr 2113). Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University
- 2021 May 28
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