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Leo Kehl on The American Dancer Cover

Leo Kehl on <i>The American Dancer</i> Cover | Magazine or Periodical | Wisconsin Historical Society
Cover of <i>The American Dancer</i> magazine featuring Leo Kehl, head of the Kehl School of Dance and Genevieve Esse Kehl.
Cover of The American Dancer magazine featuring Leo Kehl, head of the Kehl School of Dance and Genevieve Esse Kehl.
Image ID:26047
Creation Date:August 1937
Creator Name:Unknown
Collection Name:Kehl School of Dance (Madison, Wis.) : Kehl School of Dance, Madison, Wisconsin, records, 1894-1986
Genre:Magazine or Periodical
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH M92-249-53
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.
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