this is the first of a few posts i can contribute to this forum in hopes of putting a 'face' more or less to some of the points made by those addressing their topics in words.
unfortunately, my collection of photos is spotty to say the most, and is lacking in a substantial array of photos to scan and post.
this selection, which will be added to if/when new items surface, illustrates Ballet Theatre:
1] a double portrait shot of Jerome Robbins and Janet Reed in the first cast of FANCY FREE;
2] a grouping from the first scene of De Mille's RODEO - the credits say: "Jenny Workman and Annabelle Lyon in RODEO;
3] a studio portrait of the first-cast of Balanchine's THEME AND VARIATIONS (i realize this forum isn't about Balanchine but as this photo of Alonso and Youskevitch relates to Ballet Theater's 1940s era, i thought it might be of interest);
4] a studio photo of ON STAGE (by M. Kidd) described on the back as: "John Kriza and Ruth Ann Koesun in ON STAGE;
5] the FIRST CAST of THE LEAVES ARE FADING - too often it's supposed that Kirkland's partner was I.Nagy - who indeed did do the leading male role, but the 'creator' of the lead was Jonas Kage;
6] Martine van Hamel in an undated photo of the finale of ETUDES