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Detroit Recreation Department Dance Program: Shirley Harbin Records

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Identifier: UR001618
Abstract The Detroit Recreation Department has had a long and storied history of mergers, re-naming, re-organizing, and re-structuring. Growing out of once separate Parks and Recreation Commissions, its history has long included a Recreation Division which administered a dance program as part of its Special Activities Unit. Shirley Harbin was hired in 1963 as a Senior Recreation Instructor in Drama, and by 1971, she was the Senior Recreation Instructor in Dramatics and Music. At the time Harbin was with...
Dates: 1912 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980

Michigan Dance Archives: Harriet Berg Papers

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Identifier: UP001608
Abstract Harriet Berg (born 1924) was a choreographer, teacher, performer, and arts advocate in the Detroit area for many decades. Her papers reflect her interests in all aspects of dance and other performing and fine arts, including material on a wide variety of dance companies and individual dancers, local, national and international. Some of the papers reflect her personal life as well as that of her family members. Part 1 includes materials on many aspects of dance and other performing and fine...
Dates: 1925 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1995

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  • Subject: Choreography X
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