Advance Manufacturing Company
Delsarte Club. Lunch in the third-floor office of the Advance Manufacturing Company, North B and Wayne Streets, ca. 1903. François Alexandre Nicolas Chéri Delsarte was a French singer, orator, and coach. The American Delsarte System coached people in the bodily expression of emotions. Their goal was to connect to their inner emotional experience with the use of gesture. Pictured are: Oscar Ritchie, Emma Weiss (Ritchie), Margaret Kane, Myrtle Brockhardt and Paul Brockhardt. Photo from the George C. Cummins “Remember When” Photograph Collection. Donated by the family of George C. Cummins. Photo used courtesy of the George C. Cummins "Remember When" Collection at the Hamilton Lane Library, Hamilton, Ohio.