Above, Ruth St. Denis, featured in a newspaper feature story on elderly fitness, strikes a Denishawn pose for a photographer.
Verso text: “Pictured are Frankie Van, owner of Frankie Van’s Health Club, 3717 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Studio City, along with famous modern dancer Ruth St. Denis. Ms. Denis once lived in the Valley and operated a school in the Cahuenga Pass. Photograph dated January 31, 1962.”
Below, Miss Ruth and Frankie Van.
Photo source: Los Angeles Public Library collections