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Square dancing -- Kentucky

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

East Kentucky Food and Dance Trail Oral History Collection

Identifier: BCA 0262
Abstract The fourteen oral history interviews in this collection were recorded to contribute to the documentation of combined food and dance gatherings in eastern Kentucky. The interviewing effort is part of the East Kentucky Food and Dance Trail Program at Hindman Settlement School in Hindman, Kentucky. The Food and Dance Trail Program is directed at highlighting east Kentucky venues that encourage community building, cross-generational...
Dates: Created: 2017-2018

Kentucky Foothills Square Dance Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0268
Abstract Interviews recorded by Susan Spalding documenting the history of square dancing in Berea and surrounding counties. Also included are selected audio and video excerpts of local dance groups and callers. The dancing is the type done in a big circle that divides into smaller “squares” of two couples. Listen to Interview...
Dates: Created: 2014; Other: Majority of material found in 2014; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1901

Susan Spalding Dance Video Collection

Identifier: BCA 0155 SAA 158
Scope and Contents This collection consists of video recordings of interviews and community dance activities in eastern Kentucky, southwest Virginia, and east Tennessee recorded at various times between 1988 and 2002. Communities represented in the collection include: Carcassonne and Slade in Kentucky; Dante, Fancy Gap, and Chilhowie in Virginia; and Fall Branch in Tennessee. The three types of Appalachian dance that are documented in the collection include: old-time square dancing, flat-footing and clogging,...
Dates: Created: 1988-2002