Crockett Youmans Dance Studio Collection
Scope and Contents
Marie Crockett Youmans ran a dance studio for many years in Valdosta. In the early years of South Georgia State Normal College she was on the faculty as Marie Holt Greene. This collection documents the history of her dance studio. There are many photographs of dancers and dance recitals. There are letters to Mrs. Marie along with extra information (such as roll books for classes, sheet music to recitals, figurine collection information, and notes of dances presented at an annual convention) included within in the folders. An article from the Valdosta Daily Times was included also. A painting of Marie Holt Greene, as well a porcelain ballet figurines, and collages of photographs and documents from this collection in room 4260 of Odum Library.
- Acquired: 1984-05-07
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Marie Crockett Youmans, a renowned dance instructor, came to Valdosta State College by way of Columbia University Teachers’ College. Mrs. Crockett Youmans opened a dance studio for the natives of Valdosta, Georgia.
Source of Acquisition
John C Youmans signed letter to Youmans from Hugh C. Bailey acknowledging ballerina gift and portrait gift in Director's office file cabinet.
- Chicago National Association of Dancing Masters
- Class of 1949 Dance Revue
- Class of 1952 Dance Revue
- Class of 1953 Dance Revue
- Class of 1954 Dance Revue
- Class of 1955 Dance Revue
- Class of 1957 Dance Revue
- Class of 1958 Dance Revue
- Crockett, Marie G.
- Dance Educators of America
- Dance Masters of America
- Dancing Masters of America, Inc.
- Follies Revue, 1955
- Follies Revue, 1957
- Hallenbeck, Gertrude
- Harris, Mary Cecile
- Junior Service League, Valdosta, GA
- Lott, Mr. & Mrs. Oscar
- Lott, Myra
- National Recovery Administration (U.S.
- Southern Textile Co., Valdosta, GA
- Southland Photo Laboratories, Valdosta, GA
- The Hamilton Collection, Jacksonville, FL
- The Hemerocallis Society
- Valdosta Daily Times, 1977
- Youmans, John G.
- Youmans, L.G. Mrs.
- Youmans-Crockett Dance Studio
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