• Creator
  • Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. Division of Economic Information. ca. 1922-ca. 1953
  • Created Date
  • 1941-05-02/1941-05-07
  • Description
  • Full caption reads as follows: Shelby County, Iowa. Dances are sometimes given in the "Old Opera House" (a privately-owned building) by the members of the local dance club. These young people pool their money and rent the hall, bringing in one of eight or nine small orchestras from the surrounding towns. About 140 people are required to make these affairs balance financially. On this particular occasion, the roads were poor and only about 40 c... more
    Full caption reads as follows: Shelby County, Iowa. Dances are sometimes given in the "Old Opera House" (a privately-owned building) by the members of the local dance club. These young people pool their money and rent the hall, bringing in one of eight or nine small orchestras from the surrounding towns. About 140 people are required to make these affairs balance financially. On this particular occasion, the roads were poor and only about 40 couples (all of them from Irwin) attended. less
  • Format
  • Photographic Print
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted