Hemsley Winfield: Pioneer of Modern Dance

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Adults, Adults 55+
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 Hemsley Winfield is considered to be the first African American modern dancer. Hemsley was born in Yonkers in 1907. He was featured in several plays including E. E. Cummings’ Him and Oscar Wilde’s Salome.

This presentation will be held over Zoom.  Click here to join the program.

This presentation is sponsored by the Yonkers Historical Society