1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Edwards, W. Dean, 1927-2005.

  1. W. Dean Edwards collection, 1946-2002

    2619 items.. 11 boxes.. 71 folders.. 25 sound cassettes : analog.. 4 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips ; 7 in.. 19 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. 1 videocassette (U-Matic).. 1128 photographs (44 folders, photographic prints, negatives) : black-and-white, color +9 folders oversize, 1 painting.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings, and videotapes documenting the activities of a traditional American square and contra dance group, the Fun Finders, from Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1946 to 2002. Fun Finders was organized as an exhibition square-dance group by W. Dean Edwards, who directed the group from the 1940s through the 1980s with his wife Peggy Edwards. Sound and videorecordings of square-dance calling and instructional videos for square and contra dancing are included.

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