Ballet legend Maria Tallchief dies at 88 12/15

November 1946: "Two of these three lovely ballerinas who will dance with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo December 14 in Municipal Auditorium, are from Oklahoma. Center is Maria Tallchief, lovely Oklahoman who is half-Indian, half-Irish, and right is Yvonne Chouteau, her fellow Oklahoman in the company. At left is Pauline Goddard." Official Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo photo dated 11/30/46, photo ran in The Daily Oklahoman on 12/1/46.