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Maypole Dancers on Bascom Hill

Date: 1916
Description: Maypole dancers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Bascom Hill (Main Hill). In the foreground is the Lincoln Monument. In the distance is the Wiscon...
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Couples Square Dancing near International Truck

Date: 1972
Description: Color advertising photograph of men and women square dancing as viewed through the cab of an International pickup.
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School Children Folk Dancing

Date: 1919
Description: School children dancing in a circle to music from a Victrola phonograph as women look on. The children are outdoors, possibly in a rural schoolyard.
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Dance Couple in Folk Costume

Date: October 28 1938
Description: Portrait of a male and a female dancer in folk costume, striking a pose. Taken for Hazel Conlon School of Dance.
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Tap Dancers

Date: October 28 1938
Description: Five couples in folk costumes wearing tap dance shoes.
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Tap Dancers

Date: October 28 1938
Description: Five couples wearing folk costumes and tap shoes posing in front of a mirror for the Hazel Conlon School of the Dance.
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May Pole Dance

Date: May 22 1935
Description: West Junior High School girls rehearsing May Pole Dance.
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Nakoma School Folk Dancing Group

Date: January 31 1935
Description: Nakoma School girls folk dance class. There are six "couples" in a row in ethnic costumes, with each "boy" on their knee holding a girl's hand.
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Nakoma School Folk Dancing Group

Date: January 31 1935
Description: Nakoma School girls folk dance class, five "couples" dressed in ethnic costumes dancing with hands interlocked. Circle Dance.
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Norwegian Folk Dancers

Date: May 12 1934
Description: Group portrait of ten Norwegian folk dancers in costume, coached by John Odden, and Harold Smedal holding a Hardanger violin, who will perform for the Sons...
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Norwegian Folk Dancers

Date: May 12 1934
Description: Norwegian folk dancers in costume, Ray Strand and his partner Miss Reison, perform for the Sons of Norway's Syttende Mai celebration. They have been coache...
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Couples Dancing Outside

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Description: Couples folk dancing outside, with a stage in the background with musicians. Lights are strung above the dancers heads with rows of people sitting in chair...
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Dancing in Henry Thomas' Yard

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Description: Dancing in Henry Thomas' yard led by Tefferteller. Next to the fiddler is Uncle Willy Marlowe, a neighbor. Henry Thomas is sitting on the porch.
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Folk Dancers in Norwegian Costume

Date: May 29 1948
Description: Youth in traditional Norwegian costume shown performing a folk dance on the stage of Madison West High School auditorium during the mass commencement cerem...
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Square Dancers

Date: March 27 1949
Description: Four pairs of square dancers perform as many fans watch from the side at the Madison Community center.
Poster

Wisconsin Traveler Poster

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Description: Poster publicizing "Wisconsin Traveler," possibly a musical group. Features a hand-drawn and hand-colored drawing of a fiddle player, a banjo player, and s...
Poster

Wisconsin on Tap

Date: 1975
Description: Poster promoting summer performances by The Wisconsin Peoples History Players. High contrast graphic depiction of dancers and jugglers in front of a blue b...
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Madison Woman's Club Christmas Folk Festival

Date: December 15 1949
Description: Christine Brinsmade is shown in Mexican costume doing an authentic Mexican dance at the Madison Woman's Club "Posada Mexicana" Christmas folk festival.
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Tim Crimmins

Date: March 08 1950
Description: Tim Crimmins, 149 Rodney Court, dances an Irish jig in costume. Born in County Cork, Ireland, Crimmins immigrated to United States at age 15.
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Randall Playground

Date: July 06 1950
Description: Six children engage in folk dancing at Randall School playground on Regent Street, while one bystander observes from the background. Pictured dancing from...

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