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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 By Yoshihiko Kurimoto "Square Dance and Folk Dance" Published By: Education Dept. of Nippon Columbia Record Company, with help of Ban-yu-sha…

Frank Fortune

Frank Fortune with the Myron Colby Orchestra, Bradford, NH

Vermont square dancers - 1950s

A series of photographs, mostly from the big square dance gatherings in Northfield and Montpelier.

Les Gotcher recordings

A selection of record labels and a record jacket, samples of Les Gotcher's prolific output

Al Brundage - photos

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Bob Osgood - photo

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Charlie Baldwin - photo

Photograph taken at a 1952 dance

Ed Gilmore - photo

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Ed Gilmore - albums

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Herb Greggerson - photo

Photograph and the beginning of Greggerson's biography when receiving the Milestone award in 1996. See CALLERLAB for complete information.

Joe Lewis - photo

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Ralph Sweet - photo

For a detailed personal history of his involvement in traditional and modern square dance, see Ralph's 2005 presentation to NECCA (New England Council of Callers Association).

Rickey Holden - photograph

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Ted Sannella - photographs

After Ralph Page's death, Ted Sannella was widely regarded as the dean of New England callers. In addition to being one of the most prolific choreographers of squares, contras, and dances in other formations, Ted chaired the Ralph Page Memorial Committee and served on the Governing Board of Country Dance and Song Society. This website includes…

Earl Johnston - photo

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CALLERLAB Milestone Recipients

The photograph shows the Milestone Award recipients in 1980 in Miami. Left to right: Charlie Baldwin, Don Armstrong, Carolyn Lasry, Jack Lasry, Ralph Page. Also receiving the award that year, posthumously, was Benjamin Lovett.

(Note: The pdf contains links to biographies of recipients. Below is general information about the award, followed by a…

Garden of Eden (clip) - Sandy Bradley

Sandy Bradley calling with the Gypsy Gyppo String Band: Rob Naess and Armin Barnett, fiddles; Warren Argo, banjo; Jerry Mitchell, mandolin; Tracy Schwarz, guitar; from Potluck & Dance Tonite, Alcazar #202 (1979).The tune is Chinese Breakdown.