1930 ORIGINAL, MASSIVE SCRAPBOOK FILLED WITH PHOTOS, CLIPPINGS, AUTOGRAPHS AND EPHEMERA DOCUMENTING THE 1930 WORLD CHAMPION DANCE MARATHON IN FORT WAYNE INDIANA

By: HELEN DENZER

Price: $4,485.99

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Book Condition: Very Good


On offer is a sensational, massive, original scrapbook compiled and created by Helen Denzer who intimately documented the World Champion Marathon Dance held in Fort Wayne, Indiana April to July in the year 1930 and other major marathon dances. Historians, collectors and researchers of dance history and the 1920s - 1930s phenomenon of endurance dancing will find an unparalleled treasure trove of unique information and photos along with ephemera in this massive homage to marathon dancing and endurance contests. At midnight on July 2nd, Fort Wayne held the Worlds Champion Marathon endurance dance record of 1994 hours. The previous record of 1866 hours was made in Canton, Ohio. The beginning of the book contains newspaper clippings about other endurance contests: there are Talking, Kite Flying, Roller Skating, Dance, Walking, Flagpole and Tree Sitting Marathons. The book has ticket stubs, large and small photos, photo postcards, autographs, programs, newspapers, clippings, handwritten accounts and rules concerning contests. There are photos and information about Marathons held in Danville, Illinois. Dayton, Ohio, Gary, Indiana, Miami, Florida and Upper Darby, Pa. The White City, Rainbow Garden, the First and Second Merry Garden held in Chicago. The back has newspapers with headlines about Dance Contest. The edges of these are worn from sticking out of the book. It also contains the card from the famous number 13 team Jimmie and Jerry Horan 181 and St. Nichols Ave. New York. The scrapbook is three 3 inches thick. Overall G+.; Manuscript; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; KEYWORDS: HISTORY OF, HELEN DENZER, WORLD CHAMPION MARATHON DANCE, SCRAPBOOK, FORT WAYNE, INDIANA, WORLD RECORDS, DANCE, DANCING, RITUAL, MOVEMENT, BALLET, WALTZ, ORGANIZED DANCE ENDURANCE CONTESTS, THEY SHOOT HORSES DON'T THEY, WALKATHONS, DEPRESSION ERA, CHARITY DANCE MARATHONS, ROARING TWENTIES, ROARING '20S, JITTERBUG DANCING, BIG BAND ERA, TALKING MARATHON, KITE FLYING MARATHON, ROLLER SKATING MARATHON, DANCE MARATHON, WALKING MARATHON, FLAGPOLE AND TREE SITTING MARATHONS, RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT, AMERICANA, HANDWRITTEN, MANUSCRIPT, AUTOGRAPHED, AUTHORS, MANUSCRIPT, DOCUMENT, LETTER, AUTOGRAPH, KEEPSAKE, WRITER, HAND WRITTEN, DOCUMENTS, SIGNED, LETTERS, MANUSCRIPTS, HISTORICAL, HOLOGRAPH, WRITERS, AUTOGRAPHS, PERSONAL, MEMOIR, MEMORIAL, PERSONAL HISTORY, ARCHIVE, DIARY, DIARIES, antiquité, contrat, vélin, document, manuscrit, papier Antike, Brief, Pergament, Dokument, Manuskript, Papier oggetto d'antiquariato, atto, velina, documento, manoscritto, carta antigüedad, hecho, vitela, documento, manuscrito, Papel,

Title: 1930 ORIGINAL, MASSIVE SCRAPBOOK FILLED WITH PHOTOS, CLIPPINGS, AUTOGRAPHS AND EPHEMERA DOCUMENTING THE 1930 WORLD CHAMPION DANCE MARATHON IN FORT WAYNE INDIANA

Author Name: HELEN DENZER

Categories: 20th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, All, 20th Century Ephemera,

Publisher: FORT WAYNE INDIANA IN, 1930

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 0002030

Keywords: Keywords: History Of Helen Denzer World Champion Marathon Dance SCRAPBOOK Fort Wayne INDIANA World Records DANCE DANCING