Under the leadership of Frank Alva Parsons
established the first program in interior design in the United States in 1906 and defined the parameters of a new and growing industry in this country.
The associates later worked with Parsons
on preliminary choreographic planning for the dances he is creating for a musical theater production of Daddy Long Legs.
could observe near his bachelor quarters the construction of the first subway built in the United States.
Buck and Parsons
work as massage therapists, and Parsons
is also a spiritual coach.
In short order, Parsons
set up a separate "bank" within the bank to manage and eventually write or sell off much of the bad debts, most of them home mortgages.
was a complex and, in some ways, contradictory man whose legacy of social action continues in several areas of vocational psychology today, including individual career counseling, guidance work in the schools, career interventions with special populations, and vocational research.
became a Taylor company understudy, supporting himself with a night job pumping gas.
also notes she wasn't the least bit apprehensive.
But precious few have achieved what the Parsons
Dance Company has done.