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John Martin: Expert Observer - Dancing Fraternity, City of Bangor, 1868

The waltz and polka were more intimate dances – couples dancing as partners, the man's hand on the woman's waist, the two facing one another – and…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Dancing, Bangor, ca. 1865

He wrote under the illustration, "Of all the amusements in the world Dancing properly conducted is the most innocent, civil, cheapest, and…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Dance

Dance Musicians for dances at Mertic Morrison's restaurant, Swan's Island, ca.1968Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Dancing

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 133-end

… health instructions, and explains the duties of a dance manager, and dances he led or received public notice about.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 91-132

… a program of an 1874 dance evening, Oliver Lunt's Dancing Academy, dances Martin sponsored, and information about, comments on, and instructions…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin, Bangor, ca. 1868

… Martin and 43 other Bangor area men started the "Dancing Fraternity," a group that studied and practiced the latest dances.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 72-120

He also wrote about their son Junior, dances and dance schools, the final days of Katahdin Charcoal Iron Co., and his fruit trees.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 47-90

… section includes information about John Martin's Dancing School that was held at the Hampden Town Hall, and dances at Temperance Hall and Dolan…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 22-71

… experiences, his introduction to and passion for dancing, and dances held at Katahdin Iron Works. People and events mentioned include: Ernst…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 74-138

Sanger in an apothecary and tavern, learning to dance, learning accounting, farming, and politics. Some of the people and events mentioned are: Allen…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Hampden, Upper and Lower corners, 1835

… scrapbooks, and an account of his activities as a dance student and dance master for his wife and children, so they would know more about his life…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 0-46

… estimated worth, and information about particular dance events. It also includes profiles and photographs of: Albert Smith John Martin James G.