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Pehriska-Ruhpa, Minitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Dance

Date: 1832
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa. Minatarre warrior with bow and arrow in the costume of the dog dance.

House Party

Date: 12 1927
Description: "This scene can be dated by the homemade calendar under the wall clock. It is December of 1927. Farmers were prospering at that time, as was the rest of th...

Parade on the Capitol Square

Date: 1910
Description: A parade turning the corner from Wisconsin Avenue on to the Capitol Square. A horse-drawn wagon in the foreground carries a May Pole and dancers from the K...

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...

Presenting Door Prize at Lithographers' Dance

Date: 04 23 1955
Description: Presenting an outboard motor door prize at the annual dance of Local 7, Amalgamated Lithographers of America.
"Howie Roth presented the prizes with the ...

Lithographers' Annual Dance

Date: 04 21 1956
Description: Performing the bunny hop at the annual dance sponsored by Local 7, Amalgamated Lithographers of America.

Unidentified Man Dancing

Description: An unidentified man dancing for a group of onlookers in Black River Falls during the 1908 Homecoming Celebration. He is wearing a Sioux-style eagle feather...

Maypole Dance on Bascom Hill

Date: 05 1916
Description: A view looking down on the Maypole Dance at the May Fete on Bascom Hill, showing dancers around four different Maypoles. In the foreground is the Lincoln M...

"In Dahomey" Stars

Date: 1902
Description: George Walker, Adah Overton Walker, and Bert Williams link arms and dance the cakewalk in the first Broadway musical to be written and performed by African...

Dance Hall Wine Room

Date: 01 01 1914
Description: People sitting at a table in a dance hall wine room at 2:00 a.m.


Date: 11 03 1962
Description: Majorettes dancing in a parade. They were members of the Milwaukee Continentals marching band.

Raftsman's Series No. 1405: Pastime. Dick Dancing For The Boys

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing and sitting on a raft, watching Dick Stevenson in the center dancing. Zack Dugas is at left clapping time, and Jack ...

Eagle Dance

Description: Ho-Chunk Eagle Dance. Two Ho-Chunk men dance in front of two drummers. A group of Ho-Chunk sit on a bench on the right. Tepee in the background.

Anna Neagle

Description: Anna Neagle [Florence Marjorie Robertson] (1904-1986), started as a dancer and became a popular film actress.

Dancers Frolic Among the Trees

Date: 1923
Description: University of Wisconsin physical education interpretive dance students perform out of doors in a grassy meadow.

International Harvester Parade of Progress Fast Hitch Square Dance

Date: 1953
Description: Men in cowboy hats driving International Harvester tractors through an exhibition tent as part of the "Parade of Progress" at the Indiana State Fair as par...

Directing an "Action Song"

Date: 1919
Description: Miss Streeter leading school children in the "shoemaker's song". Another woman is standing near a Victrola. The children are outdoors under trees. Possibly...

Charleston Contest

Description: People stand in anticipation of a Charleston dancing contest.

Navy Band and Tap Dancer

Date: 01 17 1944
Description: Twelve members of Navy band playing instruments on stage, with a tap dancer posing close to the floor in front of the piano.

Scene from "Wac-Khaki" GI Revue

Date: 10 01 1943
Description: Scene from Truax Field's "Wac-Khaki" GI Revue: Rhumba dancers Pfcs. Mary Noonan and James Willingham, and eight other WACs as rhumba dancers, in costume, o...

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