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Biography Written By Victor Salvo
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Dunning, Jennifer. A Life in Dance. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1996.

Marie, Jacquelyn. "Alvin Ailey." Gay & Lesbian Biography. Michael J. Tyrkus, ed. Detroit: St. James Press, 8-10

Mitchell, Jack. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Jack Mitchell Photographs. Judith Jamison, foreword; Richard Philp, intro.
Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel, 1994