Dorothy Palmer

c. 1893-1984

Operated the Dorothy Palmer School of dancing on Broadway in Newark for more than 50 years. Retired in 1963. Born in Newark, attended Barringer, member of the Dance Masters of America. Began teaching students at age 13 when she was at Elliot Street School.

Newark Evening News July 3, 1920
Jewish Chronicle Apr 7, 1922


Wingert, Dorothea. “Producer of Dancing Revue Began Success As Girl of 13” New Sunday Call May 8, 1927

“Miss Palmer” Star Ledger Aug 19, 1984

P02 Palmer, Dorothy, Newark News Morgue, Newark Library