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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.
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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...
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Amalgamated Lithographers of America Dance

Date: April 24 1948
Description: "Inter-City Fun Fest" dance sponsored by the Amalgamated Lithographers of America. Chicago's Mrs. Peggy Schabert dances with Mr. Gil Naps, Milwaukee.
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Steelworkers Costume Party Winners

Date: November 08 1947
Description: Prize winners at a costume dance sponsored by Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (Harnischfeger Corporation).
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Unidentified Man Dancing

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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...
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"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...
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Production still of Buddy Ebsen

Date: 1937
Description: Buddy Ebsen, dressed in a suit and hat, sits on an upended case on the set of "Broadway Melody of 1937."
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Street Dance

Date: July 20 1944
Description: Young people dance in the street on Bowen Court as part of city Recreation Department summer activities. Girls are dancing with girls and boys are dancing...
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Irene Castle and Vernon Castle in Uniform with German Shepherd Dog

Date: August 21 1917
Description: Original caption:

"The above picture is the first that has been taken of Mrs. Vernon Castle and her soldier husband since he returned to this country aft...

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Irene Castle in Uniform

Date: 1917
Description: The glamorous dancer Irene Castle wearing a World War I "Preparedness Uniform" of her own design. The dress was based on the uniform worn by her husband an...
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Show Girls at Heidelberg Hofbrau

Date: March 10 1935
Description: Seven show girls, wearing hats, from the Orpheum's "Spices of 1935" show, seated at a table at Hommel's Heidelberg Hofbrau Restaurant, 20 West Mifflin Stre...
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Dancers at Policemen's Ball

Date: February 22 1933
Description: Charles O. Burmeister, general chairman of the event, dancing with Miss Florence Huston, at Policemen's ball.
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Showgirls Sending Telegrams

Date: May 06 1932
Description: Fanchon & Marco showgirls dressed in coats and hats send telegrams.
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Students Performing Japanese Dance

Date: June 05 1931
Description: Twelve girls performing Japanese dance in front of classmates in a Dudgeon School classroom.
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Central High School Girl's Club

Date: November 23 1928
Description: Group portrait of the Central High School Girl's Club having a party in the gym.
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Capitol Steps Dancers

Date: 1900
Description: "Living flag" created by the Kehl dancers on the steps of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This close view permits better examination of the ornamentatio...
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Leo Kehl and Lucille Stoddart

Date: 1930
Description: Leo Kehl, head of the Kehl School of Dance, dances a slow foxtrot known as the "Flicker" with his partner, Lucille Stoddart.
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Leo Kehl on The American Dancer Cover

Date: August 1937
Description: Cover of The American Dancer magazine featuring Leo Kehl, head of the Kehl School of Dance and Genevieve Esse Kehl.
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Leo Kehl and Granddaughter

Date: 1959
Description: Leo Kehl, head of the Kehl School of Dance in Madison, introduces Patti, his first dancing granddaughter.
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Kehl Dancers in Mexican Costume

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Description: A group of 12 dancers pose in Mexican costume at the Kehl School of Dance. Leo Kehl, head of the school, appears second from the left.

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