120 years ago today - May 17, 1902; Saturday

[Anthony Ivins]
... This was ballroom dancing. To square dancers, it seemed that ballroom couples moved in circles around the floor and held each other in an extended hug as they did so. Church leaders were equally opposed to "spinning on the corners" in square danc- ing because it involved physical contact.

[Anderson, Elizabeth Oberdick, editor, Cowboy Apostle: The Diaries of Anthony W. Ivins: 1875-1932, Signature Books, Salt Lake City in association with the Smith-Pettit Foundation (2013) - http://bit.ly/AnthonyIvins]

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