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Square Dance History Pageant, part 1 - 1976

The 25th annual National Square Dance Convention took place in 1976, the year of the United State Bicentennial Celebration. A historical pageant at the convention features a series of dances illustrating American social dance through time, with a particular focus on squares. This was an edited version of that presentation.

Square Dance History Pageant, part 2 - Cheyenne Mountain Dancers, 1976

The 25th annual National Square Dance Convention took place in 1976, the year of the United State Bicentennial Celebration. A historical pageant at the convention features a series of dances illustrating American social dance through time, with a particular focus on squares. After a series of earlier historical dances (see related item), the…

American Square Dancing - 1976 NSDC historical pageant

This is the program that accompanied the square dance historical pageant at the 1976 National Square Dance Convention in Anaheim, CA. It was written by a member of the pageant committee relying on information provided by leaders of the various groups that performed. See the next item in the SDHP collection for a behind-the-scenes description of the…

1976 Square Dance Historical Pageant

Cal Campbell provides this account of the production of the historical pageant at the 1976 National Square Dance Convention.