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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Eloise Demaris Hughes

Hickey, Matthew; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Dancer Eloise Demaris Hughes was born in Mobile, Alabama, on February 1, 1916, and moved with her family to Chicago where she graduated from Wendell Phillips High School. She became a dancer and between 1934 and 1944 performed at Club DeLisa where she met starts like George Raft. Hughes danced with legendary tap dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson and worked with various other well-known performers. She traveled across the country, performing at the Apollo Theater in New York City in 1935 and dancing in California in 1937. It was on the West Coast that she met Nat King Cole and his wife, Nadine. They became close friends. In 1999, she attended the William Christopher Handy Music Festival in Florence, Alabama, where she took home top honors in the "Street Strut" contest. In 2000, she returned to become the festival's first female Grand Marshall, or "Grand Oobeedoo." Hughes was married to Leon Leonard Hughes.
Performers
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
180 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Eloise Demaris Hughes
Eloise Demaris Hughes
Credits
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2003 January 23.
Description
1 online resource (7 video files (2 hr., 59 min., 23 sec.)) : sound, color
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