MWSD - The First Ten Years

Title

MWSD - The First Ten Years

Subject

Modern square dance - general

Description

This article by Jim Mayo looks at the first ten years of what is usually called Modern Western Square Dancing. Jim traces the development of the activity in detail, citing specific callers and their influences, and illustrating his comments with links to audio files of live recordings made during the 1940s and 1950s.

Jim is the author of Step by Step Through Modern Square Dance History. He has been a caller for more than 60 years, and he served as the first chairman of CALLERLAB.

Viewers interested in learning more about modern square dance will also enjoy the series of videotaped interviews with Jim Mayo.

Creator

Jim Mayo

Date Created

September 19. 2012

Contributor

Jim Mayo

Temporal Coverage

1940s; 1950s

Item Relations

This Item is related to Item: The Beginnings of Modern Square Dancing - Jim Mayo