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Guide to the Aura Levitas Tamiment Playhouse Photographs PHOTOS.241

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on July 23, 2014
Finding aid is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Creator: Levitas, Aura
Title: Aura Levitas Tamiment Playhouse Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1946-1952
Abstract: The Aura Levitas Tamiment Playhouse Photographs document several different performances at the Camp Tamiment's summer theater in sixteen black and white photographic prints. Camp Tamiment, which operated near Bushkill, Pennsylvania from 1921-1965, was an educational and recreational resort affiliated with the socialist Rand School of Social Science. The playhouse was started to provide campers with entertainment, but it soon became a preeminent workshop for theater, dance, film, and television. Aura Levitas performed at Camp Tamiment and would later work as a dancer on Broadway and television.
Quantity: 0.25 linear feet in 2 folders.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: PHOTOS.241