People

  • Pearl Primus
  • Q
    R
  • Ruthie Rheingold (Ettin)
  • Willa Mae Ricker
  • Ginger Rogers
  • S
  • Sugar Sullivan
  • T
  • Irene Thomas
  • U
    V
  • Jeanne Veloz
  • W
  • Naomi Waller
  • Sarah Ward
  • Esther Washington
  • Frieda Washington
  • X
    Y
    Z

Groups

  • Arthur White's Lindy Hoppers and Jitterbugs (in Keep Punchin')
    (Wilda Crawford)
  • 8 Big Apple Dancers (toured Australia and New Zealand in 1938)
    (Willamae Ricker, Snookie Beasley, Eunice Callen, Billy Ricker, Esther Washington, Jerome Williams, Lucille Middleton, Frankie Manning)
  • Big Apple Dancers (toured Australian and New Zealand in 1938)
  • Congaroo Dancers
    (Willamae Briggs (Ricker), Helen Daniels (Dabney))
  • The Dean Collins' Dancers
  • Harlem Congaroo Dancers
    (Hellzapoppin' 1941) (Billy Ricker, Ann Johnson, Frankie Manning, Mickey Jones, Willamae Ricker, Al Minns, William Downes)
  • Mama Lou Parks' Dancers
  • Original Lindy Hoppers
    (Helen Bundy)
  • Shorty Snowden and his Lindy Hoppers (UC)
    (Madeline Lewis, Freddie Lewis, Little Bea, Leroy 'Stretch'Jones, Big Bea, Shorty Snowden, Maggie McMillan)
  • Tiny's Harlem Uproar Team
  • Tops and Wilda
    (Wilda Crawford)
  • Whitey's Lindy Hoppers
    (Wilda Crawford, 'Dot' Miller, Norma Miller, Hilda Morris, Willamae Briggs (Ricker), Naomi Waller (Gay), Sarah Ward, Frieda Washington, Louise 'Pal' Andrews, Eunice Callen, Elnora Dyson, Consuella 'Sales' Parris, Ruthie Rheingold (Ettin), Eleanor 'Stumpy' Atkinson (Watson), Mildred 'Boogie' Pollard)
  • Whyte's Hopping Maniacs
    (Naomi Waller, Frankie Manning, Lucille Middleton, Jerome WIlliams, Midlred Cruse, Billy Williams)
  • Whitey Congaroo Dancers (Brazil, 1942)
    (Ann Johnson, Frankie Manning)
  • Whitey's Jitterbugs (1939, Hot Mikado)
    (Leon James, Belle Hill, Al Minns, Mildred Pollard, Walter 'The Count' Johnson, Mae Miller, Russell Williams, Connie Hill, Lee Lyons, Geneva Davis, Eddie Davis, Gladys Crowder)

Dances

  • charleston
  • lindy hop
  • jazz
  • tap
  • eccentric dances
  • the shake

Bands

  • Cab Calloway and his Orchestra
  • Count Basie and his Orchestra
  • Duke Ellington's Orchestra
  • Noble Sissle's Orchestra
  • Slim and Slam

Films

  • Air Mail Special 1941
  • After Seben 1929
  • Ali Bab Goes to Town 1937
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Always a Bridesmaid 1943
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Ask Uncle Sol 1937
    (Big Bea)
  • Arabian Nights 1942
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Bahama Passage 1941
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Birth of the Blues 1941
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Bli-Blip
    (Duke Ellington and his orchestra)
    (Marie Bryant)
  • Bones 2001
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Boy! What a Girl! 1947
    (Esther Washington)
  • Bright Road 1953
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Broadway Melody of 1936 1935
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Buck Privates 1941
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Bundle of Blues 1933
    (Duke Ellington)
    (Bessie Dudley, Florence Hill)
  • Cabin in the Sky 1943
  • The Chool Song 1942
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Dance Hall 1950
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Day at the Races 1937
    (Norma Miller, Dorothy 'Dot' Miller, Ella Gibson,Willamae Briggs (Ricker))
  • Dishonour Bright 1936
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Double Deal 1939
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Easter Parade 1948
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Everybody Sing 1938
    (Mildred Pollard, Eddie 'Shorty' Davis, Tiny Bunch, Dorothy 'Dot' Johnson, Eleanor 'Stumpy' Watson, George Greenidge, Herbert 'Whitey' White, Lucille Middleton, Frankie Manning)
  • Fausse alerte (The French Way) (1945)
    (Josephine Baker)
  • La folie du Jour 1929
    (Josephine Baker)
  • Fools for Scandal 1938
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • The Get-Away 1941
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Glamour for Sale 1940 (Jeni LeGon)
  • Gone Harlem 1938
  • Groovie Movie 1944
    (Jeanne Veloz, Irene Thomas)
  • Hellzapoppin' 1941
    (Slim and Slam)
    (Norma Miller, Ann Johnson, Willamae Briggs (Ricker))
  • Here We Go Again 1942
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Hi, Neighbor 1942
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Hi-De-Ho 1947
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • History of the Jitterbug
  • Home is Where the Heart Is 1987
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Hooray for Love 1935
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Hot Chocolate (Cottontail) 1941
    (Duke Ellington and his orchestra)
    (Norma Miller, Willamae Briggs (Ricker), Ann Johnson)
  • I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby 1940
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • I Shot Jesse James 1949
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • I Walked With a Zombie 1943
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Jammin' the Blues 1944
    (Marie Bryant)
  • An Jedem Finger Zehn (Ten on Every Finger) 1954
    (Josephine Baker)
  • Jittering Jitterbugs 1943
  • Keep Punchin' 1939
    (Big Apple: Norma Miller, George Greenidge, Wilda Crawford, Thomas 'Tops' Lee, Ann Johnson, Lucille Middleton, Frank Manning, Joyce 'Little Stupe' James (Daniels), Joe Daniels, Frances 'Mickey' Jones, William Downes; lindy hop solos (in order): Ann Johnson and BIlly Williams, Joyce James, Joe Daniels, Eleanor 'Stumpy' Atkinson (Watson), Sonny Jenkins, Lucille Middleton, Frankie Manning, Wilda Crawford, Thomas 'Tops' Lee, Norma Miller, George Greenidge)
  • Kid Dynamite 1943
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Killer Diller 1948
    (Willamae Briggs (Ricker), Ann Johnson)
  • Let's Go Steady 1945
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Lindy Hoppers - Cootie Williams and His Orchestra 1943 or 1944
  • Living It Up 1954
    (Jewel McGown)
  • Malcolm X 1992
    (Norma Miller)
  • Manhattan Merry-Go-Round 1937
  • Moulin Rouge 1940
    (Josephine Baker)
  • My Son, The Hero 1943
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Outline of Jitterbug History 1942
    (Ann Johnson, Willa Mae Ricker)
  • Playmates 1941 (Jewel McGowan)
  • Policy Man 1938
    (Wilda Crawford)
  • Le Pompier des Folies Bergères 1930
    (Josephine Baker)
  • Pot o' Gold 1941
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • The Powers Girl 1943
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Princesse Tam Tam 1935
    (Josephine Baker)
  • Radio City Revels 1938
    (Whitey's LIndy Hoppers: Mildred Pollard, Lucille Middleton, Eleanor 'Stumpy' Atkinson (Watson), Tiny Bunch, Dorothy 'Dot' Johnson, George Greenidge, Frankie Manning, Eddie 'Shorty' Davis, Herbert 'Whitey' White)
  • La Revue des Revues 1927
    (Josephine Baker)
  • Ride 'Em Cowboy 1942
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Rings on her Fingers
  • Ship Ahoy! 1942
    (Eleanor Powell)
  • La Sirène des tropiques (Siren of the Tropics) 1927
    (Josephine Baker)
  • Slow Drag (Katherine Dunham)
  • Spirit Moves 1950
    (Sugar Sullivan, Esther Washington, Willamae Briggs (Ricker), Mildred Pollard (aka Sandra Gibson), Frieda Washington)
  • Springtime in the Rockies 1942
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Stormy Weather (Katherine Dunham, Jeni Le Gon)
  • Sugar Hill Masquerade 1942
    (Eunice Callen)
  • Sundown 1941
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Swing Fever 1943
    (Jean Veloz)
  • Swing is Here to Stay 1937
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Symphony in Black: a Rhapsody of Negro Life 1935
    (Bessie Dudley) (Duke Ellington)
  • Take My Life 1942
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Talk About a Lady 1946
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Talk of the Town 1942
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • Ten Cents a Dance 1945
    (Jewel McGowan)
  • That's the Spirit 1933
    (Noble Sissle, Cora LaRedd)
  • This Was Paris 1942
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • While Thousands Cheer 1940
    (Jeni LeGon)
  • Zouzou 1934
    (Josephine Baker)

Stage Shows

  • Black Rhythm 1936
    (Jeni Le Gon)
  • Blosson Time 1931
    (Ann Johnson)
  • Change Your Luck 1930
    (Cora La Redd)
  • Chocolate Dandies 1924
    (Josephine Baker)
  • Darktown Follies
  • Dixie to Broadway 1924
    (Florence Mills)
  • Early to Bed 1944
    (Jeni Le Gon)
  • The Ghost Parade 1929
    (Ann Johnson)
  • Hollywood Hotel Revue 1938
    (Australian/New Zealand tour)
  • Hot Mikado (World's Fair) 1939
    (Gladys Crowder, Geneva Davis, Belle Hill, Connie Hill, May Miller, Mildred Pollard, Eddie Davis, Leon James, Walter Johnson, Lee Lyons, Albert Minns, Russell Williams)
  • Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1939
    (Rosetta Crawford, Lena Horne) (Whitey's Lindy Hoppers: Ann Johnson, Gladys Crowder, Joe Daniels, William Downes, Shorty Eddie, George Greenidge, Joyce James, Mickey Jones, Norma Miller, Billy Williams)
  • Messin' Around 1929
    (Cora La Redd)
  • Naughty Marietta 1931
    (Ann Johnson)
  • Plantation Revue
    (at the Plantation Club) (Florence Mills)
  • Put and Take 1921
    (Cora Green)
  • Robin Hood 1932
    (Ann Johnson)
  • Runnin' Wild 1923/24
    (James P. Johnson)
  • Say When 1928
    (Cora La Redd)
  • Shuffle Along (at the Plantation Club)
    (Noble Sissle) (Josephine Baker, Florence Mills)
  • Strut Miss Lizzie 1922
    (Cora Green)
  • Swingin' the Dream 1939
    (Dottimae Johnson, Frank Manning, Beatrice Elam, George Greenridge, Wilda Crawford, Thomas 'Tops' Lee, Joyce Boyd, Joseph Daniels, Wilhelmina Moore, Anne [Ann] Johnson, Billy Williams, Norma Miller, Thomas Washington, Lucille Middleton, Joe RIddick, Emily McCloud, Samuel Pierce, Frances 'Mickey' Jones, William Downes, James Outlaw, Hilda Bess, Richard Bess, Joyce James, Leroy Jones, Arlyne Evans, Sonnie Jenkins)