This article appeared in Life Magazine and was about Roberta Peters. It depicted her time in the studio with Joseph Pilates as well as a voice lesson with William Herman. Images first shared on 10/15/21.
Evelyn Myers was a popular burlesque performer who also modeled for Joe on the V-Bed. He used this photo for advertising his V-Bed invention and it appeared in newspapers. Images first shared on 3/31/21.
Evelyn famously posed in Joe’s V-Bed for this news piece that ran in the papers in the 1930’s. Images first shared on 3/31/21.
Elinor Ross was an opera singer and student of both William Herman and Joseph Pilates. In this article she mentions her time at The Pilates Studio. Images first shared on 3/31/21.
Jean Ellyn was a famous radio voice of the 1940s. She was known for playing the role of a woman who suffered a perilous fate on radio shows of the times. The way I found out about Jean Ellyn was because I purchased a copy of the 1945 edition of Return to Life and there is an inscription inside written to Jean Ellyn from Joseph Pilates. When I researched who she was, I found the following articles. Images first shared on 3/31/21.