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Haiti - the Voodoo Isle
Haiti - the Voodoo Isle
TitleHaiti - the Voodoo Isle
CreatorDunham, Katherine
DescriptionArticle by Dunham about Haiti, describing the topography, caste/race extremes, history, and current society and culture, focusing on the contrast between European, upper-class influences and peasant and slave traditions including voodoo
CollectionSCRC Text (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
SubcollectionKatherine Dunham Papers
Original Publication SourceSunday Times
Place WrittenChicago, IL
Date(s)1938-07-10
Page(s)6-M - 7-M
Subjects -titlesMartinique ; L'Ag'ya
Subjects -peopleDunham, Katherine ; Page, Ruth
Other topicsHaiti
Collection ID/Box#FP20_7_F1DUNHAM_B102_F04_07
Rights StatementFor permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Phone: + 1 (618) 453-2516. Email: http://reftrack.lib.siu.edu/reft100.aspx?key=SCRCEmail&cllcid=SCRR
Transcriptthe
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Katherine Dunham, who wrote this penetrating article on mysterious Haiti, is a brilliant and cultured Negro. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago under a Julius RosenĀ¬ wald Fellowship, and is taking a Master's degree under a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship- Miss Dunham's specialty is primitive dancing and she has given many dance recitals in Chicago. She has assisted Ruth Page in staging hallets at the Civic Opera and staged a number, "Martinique, " in the recent WPA ballet, "L'Ag'ya."
the Voodoo Isle
Original Formatarticle
Original dimensions (cm.)41 x 30 and 40 x 30 (2 pages, 2nd in 2 pieces)
Digital Object TypeImage
Digital File Format.tif
Digital File PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
LanguageEnglish
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