1948: Self Published, El Paso, Texas. Fifth Edition. Wraps. Three items acquired together:
ITEM 1: [Booklet] Herb's Blue Bonnet CALLS Collected by H.F. Greggerson, Jr.
Very Good Copy. 8vo. Blue printed wraps with author's photograph on cover. 68 typed pp. illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings. Booklet corners tipped, lightly worn but sound. Former owner's name, address and phone number noted in pencil on ffl. along with notes.
This is the Fifth (self published) Edition of the popular Texan Folk and Square Dance Caller Herb Greggerson's fully detailed manual outlining his unique vernacular for rhythmically calling the dances of the American South West and Texas. Includes Glossary, Introductions (calls used to get the Square underway), Trimmings and Calls for dozens of dances; each with a lyrical description, Instructions; many illustrated with photographs or line diagrams of the dance pattern. Penciled on ffl: former owner Mrs. ER Walton - Ke[nwood] 4079 Seattle. plus name and telephone number (Em[erson] 7467) of one man and names two couples- possibly dance partners?
ITEM 2: [MSS] Folk Dance Night Program: Very Good Condition. Single sheet typed. 8.5 x 11 inches. Paper yellowed with fold marks and wrinkles. No tears.
ALL CITY PTA FOLK DANCE NIGHT
Dec. 1st., 1950
8:30 to 11:30.
Lists Program of 9 dances, Intermission entertainment (couple dance demonstration, selections on Accordion and Spoons), then final 8 dances.
ITEM 3:[MSS] Records Recommended for OLD TIME DANCES Prepared by prominent Northwest Caller Allen R. Potter. Very Good Condition. Single sheet typed both sides. 8.5 x 11 inches. Folded to 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Flyer issued by the PACIFIC RECORD EXCHANGE Mrs. Ruth Travis, Lower floor (near Post Office), Pike Place Market, Seattle 1
A detailed listing of 4 dozen records for Round Dances; Gavotte, Polka, Schottische, Waltz, Mixers, and Two-Step. Allen R. Potter taught dance in Washington DC; USO; University Women's Club; Seattle Yacht Club; Washington Athletic Club. Near Fine. Item #7348