Square Dance History Project
The rich story of North American square dance finally has a home in the digital age.

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  • Subject is exactly "Journal / newsletter"
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Northern Junket

In a labor of love, Ralph Page single-handedly published 165 issues of this journal from 1949 through 1984. The University of New Hampshire's Library of Traditional Music and Dance has digitized and… View item
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Grand Square magazine

Historic issues 1959-2007Issues displayed by cover illustration Grand Square As a means of communication among the widely scattered Northern New Jersey Square Dancers Association membership, Grand… View item
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American Squares

Charley Thomas edited the early issues of American Squares. The April 1952 issue marks the transition to Rickey Holden as editor. Later issues were edited or overseen by Rod LaFarge and Frank Kaltman… View item
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Square Dance ~ Where?

A comprehensive, large (72 pp.) booklet describing square dance activities in northern California in the mid-1970s, attesting to the popularity of the activity at that time and place. View item
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Rosin the Bow  (Rod LaFarge)

The 1947 issue contains an introduction to the very basics of square dancing. It also has a detailed look at what is required for a Girl Scout to earn a Folk Dancing badge. The 1950 issue contains… View item
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New England Caller  (Charlie Baldwin)

Edited by Charlie Baldwin. The Square Dance Foundation of New England, which was started by Baldwin, has a complete set of the magazine (1951–1987) on its website. Follow this link and scroll… View item
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Let's Dance  (northern California)

published by the Folk Dance Federation of California View item
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Foot 'n' Fiddle  (Texas)

This journal was started in 1946 by Marlys Swenson (later Marlys Waller) and Anne Pittman, joined by Olcutt Sanders as another editor. It is among the earliest square dance magazines—Rod… View item