West Texans Do It Differently


West Texans Do It Differently


Transitional/Western 1940s


In this 1949 article, caller Jimmy Clossin describes some of the distinguishing characteristics of west Texas square dance:

"Many people think when Western Square Dancing is mentioned that we have only one type in the West. That is not true. While there is a similarity between all western square dancing that would lead one not familiar with the different types to believe them to be the same, to one who has an opportunity to see the dancers from different sections of the West perform, there is a very noticeable difference. ..."


Jimmy Clossin

Date Created

August 1949

Spatial Coverage

USA, Texas

Temporal Coverage


Item Relations

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