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Description of the figures for this dance, created by Bill Johnston and shown on video.

The complete collection of Sets in Order (which changed its name to Square Dancing in 1968) is available online through the University of Denver. The issues were scanned by New Jersey dance caller Gardner Patton. You can read more in this interview…

Newsreel footage of square dancing in Central Park, New York City, in the 1940s. Ed Durlacher called to crowds in the thousands.Jim Mayo: "I danced with Durlacher at Jones Beach in 1951 when I was working in Oyster Bay during the summer. It was…

This short audio clip illustrates Shaw's calling style and voice.

Other items on this site refer to full-length recordings posted elsewhere.