Testimonial Dinner | Pilates History Research

In March, 1957 a testimonial dinner at the Park Sheraton Hotel was thrown for Joe and Clara Pilates by their friends and students. This a copy of the program (front photo missing) and the menu for the event. Notable are the speakers, as well as the quotes attributed to Joe Pilates.

The images shared here are research photos taken by Elaine Ewing at the Library for the Performing Arts. First shared on 2/26/22.

Joseph and Clara Pilates Testimonial Dinner Program
Joseph and Clara Pilates Testimonial Dinner Program
Joseph and Clara Pilates Testimonial Dinner Program menu
Joseph and Clara Pilates Testimonial Dinner Program
Joseph and Clara Pilates Testimonial Dinner Program

A souvenir from the Testimonial dinner for The Pilates.

Joseph and Clara Pilates Testimonial Dinner souvenir
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