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  • The 1950 Harvest Moon Ball

    The 1950 Harvest Moon Ball

    Venmo: @bobbyswungover This is part of the Harvest Moon Ball essay series. To see all the Harvest Moon Ball essays, please visit Swungover’s HMB page.

  • The 1949 Harvest Moon Ball

    The 1949 Harvest Moon Ball

    Venmo: @bobbyswungover This is part of the Harvest Moon Ball essay series. To see all the Harvest Moon Ball essays, please visit Swungover’s HMB page.

  • The 1948 Harvest Moon Ball

    The 1948 Harvest Moon Ball

    Venmo: @bobbyswungover This is part of the Harvest Moon Ball essay series. To see all the Harvest Moon Ball essays, please visit Swungover’s HMB page. Executive Orders & Dancing In late July of 1948, little more than a month before the 1948 Harvest Moon Ball, President Truman signed executive order 9981 — it ordered the integration […]

  • The 1947 Harvest Moon Ball

    The 1947 Harvest Moon Ball

    Venmo: @bobbyswungover This is part of the Harvest Moon Ball essay series. To see all the Harvest Moon Ball essays, please visit Swungover’s HMB page. NOTES: As we go into the great Lindy Hoppers of the 1940s and 50s, a frustrating aspect to research has been the lack of information on the women dancers of this […]

  • The 1945 Harvest Moon Ball

    The 1945 Harvest Moon Ball

    Venmo: @bobbyswungover This is part of the Harvest Moon Ball essay series. To see all the Harvest Moon Ball essays, please visit Swungover’s HMB page. (Limited footage for this year) So far, the only footage of the 1945 HMB we have seen is of the servicemen’s division. Victory & Dancing In April of 1945, the man […]