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

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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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Moore Hall Old Time Dance

A lengthy (2 hours) video documenting an old-time dance in Ontario—lots of couple dances interspersed with squares. Don Rankin - Caller Scotty Patterson - Fiddle Bob Tiffin - Guitar Flo… View item
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Princess Elizabeth square dancing - 1951

These photographs of then Princess Elizabeth (and Prince Philip) square dancing took place during a visit to Canada in 1951. The press coverage helped spur the rapid growth of square dancing in that… View item