Norma Miller: Stompin’ at the Savoy

by Alan Govenar
Originally Published In 2007

This Heritage Fellow grew up in Harlem during the 1920s and as a young child loved to dance. She was among the original performers of the Lindy Hop and is renowned among swinger dancers worldwide today. Alan Govenar compiled text from his interviews with Norma to create a picture book of her life. Here we reproduce an excerpt.