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

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  • Tags: Winfield Niblo
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Square Dance in Japan - organization

This piece by Masaru Wada, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Japan Square Dancers Association, presents an overview of modern square dance in that country. View item
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Square Dance and Folk Dance (Japan)

Cover and first page of book that Winfield Niblo helped get published in Japan. Niblo played a key role in bringing American square dance to Japan in the time immediately after World War II. ---Edited… View item
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Winfield P. Niblo

Photographs of Winfield P. Niblo, widely credited with bringing American square dance to Japan after World War II. In one photo he can be seen calling with cupped hands; there simply was no PA system… View item
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Square Dance in Japan

(Note: also available is information on the start of square dancing in Germany.)The linked article, by Lane Earns, describes the key role played by Winfield Niblo in bringing American square dance to… View item