Lost Splendor

Past and present by an archives student and new Bostonian. @freifraufitz

The Middle School Dance, ca. 1950s via Reddit
Mia Slavenska, undated via croatia.org
Lean In: Mia Slavenska, undated via mattsko.wordpress.com

Ruth St. Denis: Physical Culture Magazine, 1917 via The New York Public Library
Tivoli Theatre, Queensland c. 1923 (by State Library of Queensland, Australia)
"Ballerinas practicing at Paris Opera ballet school." Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1963 (via LIFE)
Ruth St. Denis, 1910 via The New York Public Library
Paris Youth Culture: France, 1950s by Paul Almasy (via Retronaut)
Ruth St. Denis: The Cobras, 1910 via The New York Public Library
Venus: 1923 via The New York Public Library
Denishawn Dancers: 1919 via The New York Public Library
Dancing Cheek to Cheek via The Secret Paris of the 1930s
"The Oracle Next Door: 1920"
Honor Your Partner via Betty White’s Teen-Age Dance Book, 1953.
Sirens, 1923 via The New York Public Library