Square Dance History Project
The rich story of North American square dance finally has a home in the digital age.
Nineteenth Century Social Dance (article)
Library of Congress overview of dance history, including links to specific books in their collection.
Late Eighteenth-Century Social Dance (article)
Article that provides a summary of 18th century dance, including the contredanse française, a dance for four couples in a square. Also offers links to documents in the Library of Congress website of dance manuals.
Quadrille - late 19th century
From a series of dances videotaped for the Library of Congress, illustrating different styles throughout several centuries of American dance.
© 2015 David Millstone