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

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Cape Breton Caller Interviews

Jørn Borggreen is author ofRight to the Helm, a detailed study of Cape Breton square sets as observed in 14 communities. The book, now in its 4th edition, provides documentation of the figures for… View item
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Two Step

There are many examples of couple dances included in the SDHP collection.Click on this linkto go to a listing. View item
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The Roberts

There are many examples of couple dances included in the SDHP collection.Click on this linkto go to a listing. View item
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St. Bernard's Waltz

There are many examples of couple dances included in the SDHP collection.Click on this linkto go to a listing. View item
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Jessie Polka

There are many examples of couple dances included in the SDHP collection.Click on this linkto go to a listing. View item
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Navy Two Step

There are many examples of couple dances included in the SDHP collection.Click on this linkto go to a listing. View item
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Gay Gordon's

There are many examples of couple dances included in the SDHP collection.Click on this linkto go to a listing. View item
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Four in Line - Bill O'Brien

Fall dance of the Canadian Olde Tyme Square Dance Callers' Association, a group formed in 1954 to preserve and promote Canadian square dancing. Recorded November 17, 2001, Etobicoke (near Toronto),… View item
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Moore Hall Old Time Dance

A lengthy (2 hours) video documenting an old-time dance in Ontario—lots of couple dances interspersed with squares. Don Rankin - Caller Scotty Patterson - Fiddle Bob Tiffin - Guitar Flo… View item
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Dancing Feet of Ontario

Article looking at square dance traditions in Ontario; includes anecdotes from several locations and a lengthy letter describing dances in Fergus, Ontario. View item