1920ca - Americana: Henry Ford Museum, Children Dancing
Kids holding hands & dancing in circle under open-sided tent as parents watch from sides. Adult instructor teaching very lively w/ pointing. Kids in dress clothes. Kids circle in couples after something was passed out to them.
04:03:05 Kids in couples attempting to waltz.
04:03:24 Young kids circle dance floor carrying American flags, band can be seen outside. Kids walking in approximate height then couples divide to circle both directions & return in rows of four- thoroughly confused.
04:05:30 Kids try to do square dance interchanges, advance to new partners.
04:06:19 Kids in colonial costumes w/ elaborate wigs bowing & curtsying; four couples do a slow dance in a square.
04:08:09 Original children circle dance floor as band plays in background. Instructor in middle of floor.
Americana; Dance Class Recital; Clumsy; Chaotic;