Scope and Contents
This collection consists of memorabilia from the career of Sara Mildred Strauss Newman, including outlines of dance, manuscripts of techniques, photos, news articles and reviews.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Sara Mildred Strauss Newman was born in 1896. She is acknowledged as an outstanding contemporary choreographer, teacher and producer of dance. She established dance studios in Carnegie Hall and the Ziegfeld Theater in New York and later in Hollywood. As a choreographer, she directed and produced numerous musicals and dances including The Ziegfeld Follies and the Ed Wynn Show.
As Miss Strauss, she was the author of two books, The Dance of Life and Here an Inch, There an Inch. She married Bear Newman and moved to Wilmington, N.C. where she lived until her death in 1979.
1 Linear Feet (Contains 3 document boxes and 1 flip top box)