The Collection of Mignon Garland

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Victor Garlin, son of Duncan dancer Mignon Garland, is generously sharing his mother's Duncan dance collection here. Mignon's lifelong dedication to Duncan dance and the history of her performing group, the San Francisco Duncan Dancers, will be presented through photos, programs, documents and videos.

Photos

Thumbnail Credit Caption
Visit/Workshop with Irma Duncan, 1973
Julia Levien, Hortense Dolan (Kooluris), Mignon Garland
Teaching in New York, 1949-1951
Mignon's Students, 1988
Russian Dancers, First Generation
Tokyo Performances, 1985
Irma Duncan's Isadora Duncan Dancers in Cuba
1973 San Francisco Duncan Dancers
Mignon and Ann Cogley
Julia, Ruth and Hortense
Julia Levien, Hortense Dolan (Kooluris), Mignon Garland
Mignon Garland, Hortense Dolan (Kooluris) and Julia Levien
Mignon with 25th Anniversary Memorial Dancers
S.F. Neighborhood Arts Program Teaching
Nancy Isham, Mignon Garland, Thea Keats
Florence Atherton Dickey with Mignon's Class
Celebration of Isadora with Burlingame Historical Society
Arnold Genthe Mignon Garland
Arnold Genthe American Isadora Duncan Dancers

Programs

Thumbnail Title Featuring Company Date Location
Isadora Duncan Dancers in New York 1929 Manhattan Opera House, New York
Isadora Duncan Dancers in Minneapolis 1930 The Lyceum, Minneapolis
Performance for Russian Recognition Nov 29, 1933 Bronx Coliseum, New York
Worker's Dance League Recital Jan 07, 1934 City College, New York, New York
Duncan Dance Congress Program Nov 15, 1942 New York, New York
Second Duncan Dance Guild Program 1943 New York, New York
The Isadora Duncan Dance Memorial, 1952 Dec 14, 1952 Carnegie Hall, NY
Mignon Garland and Hortense Kooluris Performance 1971 Berkeley, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers Feb 1974 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Human Rights Day 1975 Berkeley, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Lecture-Recital 1975 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Program of Dances 1975 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Bi-Centennial Event 1976 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers Centennial 1977 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Schubert Program 1978 San Francisco, California
S. F. Duncan Dancers, 8th Annual Concert 1980 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Workshop Production Apr 1980 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, 9th Annual Presentation 1981 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Palo Alto Jan 1982 Palo Alto, CA
S.F. Duncan Dancers with Florence Atherton Dickey Jul 1982 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Program of Duncan-Brahms Waltzes 1983 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Dance Recital 1984 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Rotunda, City Hall 1985 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, "Portraits of an Era" 1986 Palo Alto, CA
S.F. Duncan Dancers, The Heritage of Isadora 1989 San Francisco, California
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Whole Earth Expo 1990
S.F. Duncan Dancers, Hotel Nikko 1991 San Francisco, California

Articles

Thumbnail Description
The Dance Observer, 1937, Art and Isadora
The Dance Observer, 1937, Gilford Article
Wings Magazine Interview with Mignon, 1978
Duncan Congress, Dance Magazine Article 1943
The Daily Cal Arts Magazine
The Tokyo Times

News Clippings

Thumbnail Description
S.F. Bay Guardian, 1975, Interview with Mignon
Announcement of 1952 Carnegie Performance
Daily Californian Review of 1977 Performance

Other

Thumbnail Description
Opening Announcement of Mignon's Classes, 1928, N.Y.
Dance Biography of Mignon Garland
List of Mignon Garland's Students
Plaque marking birthplace of Isadora Duncan
S.F. Isadora Duncan Centenary Proclamation
Isadora Duncan Lane