Michigan Dance Archives: Harriet Berg Papers

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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 arts, as well as her personal family life. Part 2 reflects Berg’s work as director of the Renaissance Dance Company and Madame Cadillac Dance Theater, as well as her work with the Jewish Community Center and Camp Maas. Also included are materials relating to dance history, Isadora Duncan, local, state and national dance schools, dance programs, as well as artwork and publications relating to dance. Part 3 is a continuation of these topics and includes a collection of photographs and audiovisual materials including vinyl albums, videotapes, and audiotapes.

1925-2007, bulk 1960-1995
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