Violet Romer

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Violet Romer
Violet Romer in a flapper dress c. 1915
Violet Romer Shawhan

Died1970 (aged 83–84)
Occupation(s)Actress, dancer, flapper
Parent(s)James McCune Shawhan
Ada Romer Shawhan

Violet Romer (1886–1970) was an American dancer.


She was born in 1886 in San Francisco, California, and became notable as an American actress, dancer, and flapper.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

In addition to being a performer, Romer founded her own dance school.[7][8]

Romer died in Port Jefferson, New York in 1970.


  1. ^ "Violet Romer Dances" (PDF). The New York Times. 1913-02-12.
  2. ^ "Matinee of Dancing" (PDF). The New York Times. 1912-05-03.
  3. ^ "A Chat with Lewis Waller". The New York Times. 1912-01-28.
  4. ^ "" (PDF).
  5. ^ "The Cosmopolitan". Schlicht & Field. September 26, 1912 – via Google Books.
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  7. ^ Warren, Beth Gates (September 26, 2011). Artful Lives: Edward Weston, Margrethe Mather, and the Bohemians of Los Angeles. Getty Publications. ISBN 9781606060704 – via Google Books.
  8. ^ Studlar, Gaylyn (September 26, 1997). ""Out-Salomeing Salome": Dance, the New Woman, and Fan Magazine Orintalism". In Bernstein, Matthew; Studlar, Gaylyn (eds.). Visions of the East: Orientalism in Film. Rutgers University Press. p. 113. ISBN 9780813522951 – via Google Books.

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