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Death of Susan Braun, dance archivist

October 3, 1995
Artist Susan Braun made an about-face in her career in the art world and began to fill the need of documenting dance on film.

Cora Baird and her Husband, Bill Cropped

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Cora Baird (1912-1968) found her ultimate destiny linked with her husband and the Bill & Cora Baird Marionettes. Together they performed for vaudeville, Broadway, television and industrial film audiences, entertaining and teaching hundreds of thousands of children and adults.

Institution: Private collection.

Cora Baird (1912-1968) found her ultimate destiny linked with her husband and the Bill & Cora Baird Marionettes. Together they performed for vaudeville, Broadway, television and industrial film audiences, entertaining and teaching hundreds of thousands of children and adults.

Institution: Private collection.

Elaine May, 1959

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Actress, screenwriter, and theater and film director, Elaine May in 1959.

Image courtesy of the Morning Call newspaper via Wikimedia Commons.

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Actress, screenwriter, and theater and film director, Elaine May in 1959.

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Fania Marinoff, 1913

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Actress and volunteer Fania Marinoff (1890 – 1971) in 1913.

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

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Actress and volunteer Fania Marinoff (1890 – 1971) in 1913.

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Sonya Levien

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Labor activist and prolific screenwriter Sonya Levien.
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Labor activist and prolific screenwriter Sonya Levien.

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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and William Phillips, 1962

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Writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and William Phillips at a 1962 PEN meeting in New Delhi.
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Writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and William Phillips at a 1962 PEN meeting in New Delhi.

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Alyson Hannigan, 2003

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Alyson Hannigan at the Buffy wrap party in 2003.

Image courtesy of Patrick Lee via Wikimedia Commons.

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Alyson Hannigan at the Buffy wrap party in 2003.

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Marlee Matlin, May 2009

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Matlee Matlin receiving a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star in May 2009.
Courtesy of Angela George/Wikimedia Commons.
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Matlee Matlin receiving a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star in May 2009.


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Idina Menzel

A longtime star of the Broadway stage, Idina Menzel became the first person ever to claim both a Billboard Top 10 slot (for Holiday Wishes in 2014) and a Tony Award (for Wicked in 2003).

Gwyneth Paltrow

Known best for her Oscar-winning performance in the romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love, Gwyneth Paltrow has repeatedly sought out difficult roles playing unconventional women, including playing Sylvia Plath in 2003.

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