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Bill Castner, 1983

Bob Osgood’s text as it appeared inSets in Order / Square Dancing magazine (Note: We have been unable to locate a Gene Anthony portrait of Castner; it is not at the Lloyd Shaw Foundation Dance Center.) Bill CastnerBill Castner was inducted (posthumously) into the Square Dance Hall of Fame. It was a serious moment on the last …

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Cal Golden, 1978

Bob Osgood’s text as it appeared inSets in Order / Square Dancing magazine Cal GoldenThe American Square Dance Society this month announces that Cal Golden, Hot Springs, Arkansas, has been inducted into the Square Dance Hall of Fame and his portrait added to the Hall of Fame display in Sets in Order Hall, Los Angeles. …

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Les Gotcher, 1979

Bob Osgood’s text as it appeared inSets in Order / Square Dancing magazine Les GotcherFew contemporary callers have left their mark so indelibly engraved in the shaping of today’s square dance picture than the latest caller to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Les Gotcher, who today lives in Zephyrhills, Florida, where he presently …

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Jerry Helt, 1979

Bob Osgood’s text as it appeared inSets in Order / Square Dancing magazine Jerry HeltJerry Helt of Cincinnati, Ohio, one of the first square dance callers to go into the activity on a full-time basis, has compiled an outstanding record of achievements in the world of square dancing. An extremely competent caller, able to handle …

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Dick Leger, 1978

Bob Osgood’s text as it appeared inSets in Order / Square Dancing magazine Dick LegerThe American Square Dance Society this month salutes New England caller Dick Leger and in a simple ceremony January 17 at the Society’s headquarters in Los Angeles, adds his portrait to the Square Dance Hall of Fame. Dick is one of …

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Melton Luttrell, 1977

Bob Osgood’s text as it appeared inSets in Order / Square Dancing magazine Melton LuttrellThe Sets in Order American Square Dance Society takes pride this month in announcing that Texas caller Melton Luttrell has been elected into the Square Dance Hall of Fame. At the ceremonies in the Society’s headquarters in Los Angeles on September …

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Jim Mayo, 1978

Bob Osgood’s text as it appeared inSets in Order / Square Dancing magazine Jim MayoThe Hall of Fame, which was originated a number of years ago to honor those who have provided top leadership to the broad scope of American square dancing, this month adds the oil portrait of Jim Mayo of Lexington, Massachusetts. Those …

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Bob Ruff, 1981

Bob Osgood’s text as it appeared inSets in Order / Square Dancing magazine Bob RuffThe decision of what direction to take in the American dance activity was made years ago by Bob Ruff and his family when he chose to devote his efforts to the training of school faculty members in methods of introducing square …

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