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Dance Advertisements - Oshawa Area 1934-52

A Selection of ads from newspapers in the Oshawa, Bowmanville area for "old-time" dances by local groups. 1934-1952

Dance at Zion School

Zion School House is currently (2019) operated as a museum in North York. I don't know much about the picture. If you do - please let me know!

Dinner Horns

A recording of several 19th century sheet metal "dinner horns" from the collection of Black Creek Pioneer Village in Toronto, played by David Travers-Smith. These were blown at mealtimes on farms to call family and hired hands in from the fields. Most hav...

Dusty Acres Boys (The) - Langton, Ontario 1950s

These photos were kindly provided by Darrin Schott (son of Leigh Schott who was in the band) Glen Meyer (Norfolk County) The Dusty Acres Boys were a young country band made up mostly of brothers and cousins, from the southwestern part of Norfolk County. T...

Early Tune Books - Button and Purday's Country Dances 1808

Selections from an early British tune book that made it's way to Upper Canada. Purday and Button published a great many books of tunes and country dance figures in the early years of the 1800s. They're small and look fairly cheaply produced. The originals...

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