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The Barn Dance Dancers
WHO Iowa Barn Dance Frolic

About the Group

About The Group

The Barn Dance Dancers were the envy of the audiences that attended the WHO Barn Dance Frolic shows in Des Moines, Iowa in the 1930s - they got to get up and do a square dance when the band started into those barn dance rhythms.

Timeline and Trivia Notes

Group members included:

  • Virginia Benjamin
  • John Wiggins
  • Adelaide Badlat
  • Tom Keeler
  • Fran Flaherty
  • Paul Denberger
  • Elizabeth Addington
  • Bud McGivern

  • Souvenir Program, W-H-O Barn Dance Frolic; date published unknown