Square Dance History Project
The rich story of North American square dance finally has a home in the digital age.
Quadrille - late 19th century
From a series of dances videotaped for the Library of Congress, illustrating different styles throughout several centuries of American dance.
Late Eighteenth-Century Social Dance (article)
Article that provides a summary of 18th century dance, including the contredanse française, a dance for four couples in a square. Also offers links to documents in the Library of Congress website of dance manuals.
Nineteenth Century Social Dance (article)
Library of Congress overview of dance history, including links to specific books in their collection.
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