Publication: Unknown photographer, 1956, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
First edition. 10" x 8" spiral bound, green photograph album, titles stamped in gilt on the front cover, 10 vintage black & white photographs and a color map of the region. Archive of ten vintage photographs of a trip to the Les Gotcher Square Dance Institute located at the Kirkwood Lodge in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri in 1956, by Bob and Clare Kennedy. Included is a certificate, signed by Gotcher, and a map of the region. Gotcher was an actor, band leader, dance instructor, square dance caller, and one of the most important members of the square dance community, as both a participant, historian, and evangelist. He is also a member of the "Square Dance Hall of Fame." The photographs in the archive include a head shot of Gotcher, a presumed portrait of the Kennedys, as well as several group shots, and images of the resort. Near fine, bright copy.
Inventory Number: 47652