Portrait of Frederick Kehl
Portrait of Frederick W. Kehl, founder of the Kehl School of Dance in Madison, Wisconsin.
Image ID: 26045
Creation Date: date unknown
Creator Name: Unknown
Collection Name: Kehl School of Dance (Madison, Wis.) : Records, 1894-1986
Original Format Type: photographic print, color
Original Format Number: M92-249-29
Original Dimensions: 5 x 8 inches
The Kehl School of Dance (formerly Kehl's Dancing Academy) was founded in Madison in 1898 by Frederick W. Kehl, and later operated by his son Leo and other descendants. The photograph collection includes posed individual and group shots of Kehl students in full costume; images of events (most pre-1930) such as a flag drill at Henry Vilas Park in 1911, and the "living flag" demonstration on the Capitol steps in 1900; a few personal photos and shots of marquees with Kehl's Dance Troupe advertised, and of the interior and exterior of the studio building and of the Capitol Bowling Alley; and images of dance and entertainment professionals.
Clothing and dress
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