Square Dance History Project
The rich story of North American square dance finally has a home in the digital age.

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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1990s"
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Tech Squares - I Will Survive, called by Don Beck

Don Beck Calling the last tip of the Tech Squares (MIT Square Dance Club) class graduation, December 1997 View item
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Don Armstrong interview - 1994, transcription

This is an edited transcription of the Don Armstrong interview. The first three pages focus on Don's experiences as a test pilot; starting on page 4, Don talks about his time as a dancer and… View item
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Don Armstrong interview - 1994

This interview with Don Armstrong was conducted by Luc Vermeiren and Hilde Dewaelheyns, a member of the AADS board in Belgium, when Don was calling at a folk dance camp in the Czech Republic. An… View item
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Ted Sannella - 1992 interview transcription

This lightly edited transcription of the interview appeared in the AADS News, February 1993, Vol.. 3 #1, p. 2-7 View item
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Ted Sannella - 1992 interview

This interview was conducted by Hilde Dewaelheyns with Ted when he was on staff at the AADS [Anglo-American Dance Shop] Autumn Dance Weekend, held at the youth hostel in Ronse, Belgium. In it, Ted… View item
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Bob Dalsemer - 1996 interview transcription

This is an edited transcription of the related interview. It appeared in the AADS News (Belgium), #22, May 1996, pp. 4-7 View item
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Bob Dalsemer - 1996 interview

The interview was conducted by Hilde Dewaelheyns at the AADS Spring Dance Weekend at Camp "Hoge Rielen," Kasterlee, Belgium. See related item for an edited transcription of the conversation.For a… View item
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Butterfly Whirl- Fred Feild

Fred Feild calls a traditional square dance, held at the home of Marion Waudby in Tucson, Arizona, May, 1999. Other dances filmed during this session are:Grapevine Twist (two couple)Grapevine… View item
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Princess Elizabeth square dancing - details

When Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip squared danced during a visit to Ottawa in 1951, photographs from the event created a sensation and led to a rapid upsurge of interest in square dancing in… View item
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The James W. Kimball Traditional Music & Dance in NYS Collection

Jim Kimball is a well-known historian who focuses on the music and dance traditions of upstate New York. The James W. Kimball Traditional Music and Dance in New York State Collection is a curated… View item
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Square Dance in Ava, Missouri

Edna Davis is caller. The dance is Two Little Hobos, a common southern Missouri figure. View item
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Primo Fiore

Primo Fiore was born in Brooklyn on September 6, 1930 but raised his family in Deer Park, New York, while working as a physical education instructor in West Islip. His gifted speaking voice, combined… View item