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Ruby Asquith in costume

Portrait of a woman standing in front of a tree. She is holding a fan and is wearing a kimono costume and headpiece. The photograph is probably related to a dance pageant titled “Festival of the Cherry Blossoms” or “Legend of the Cherry Blossoms” that was performed at Laurelhurst Park in Portland in August 1930. The name “Ruby Asquith” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

Barnhill Tappers outside Portland Municipal Auditorium

Group portrait of children, most of them wearing matching outfits. They are standing on the steps outside the Portland Municipal Auditorium (now the Keller Auditorium). An unidentified woman is standing behind the group on the right. The text “Barnhill Tappers — 4/20/31” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Barnhill Tappers outside Portland Municipal Auditorium

Group portrait of children, most of them wearing matching outfits. They are standing on the steps outside the Portland Municipal Auditorium (now the Keller Auditorium). An unidentified woman is standing behind the group on the right. The group is identified as the Barnhill Tappers on the negative for image No. 371N2796.

Dolores Mitchell in dance costume

Portrait of a barefoot young girl wearing a hula costume. She is facing away from the photographer and is looking back over her shoulder. The girl is unidentified but is probably Dolores Mitchell. Also see images No. 371N2803 and No. 371N2858.

Young dancer in costume

Portrait of a smiling young girl facing toward the right and looking back over her shoulder. She is posing with one toe pointed and her arms extended. She is wearing a dance costume, socks, and shoes. The number 16 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The girl is unidentified. Portrait of a smiling young girl facing toward the right and looking back over her shoulder. She is posing with one toe pointed and her arms extended. She is wearing a dance costume, socks, and shoes. The number 16 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The girl is unidentified. She may be the same dancer depicted in image Nos. 372A1280 and 372A1286.

Two tap dancers in costume

Portrait of two unidentified teenage tap dancers striking matching poses. The female dancer is wearing a shiny long-sleeved shirt and shorts. The male dancer is wearing a shiny long-sleeved shirt and trousers. The number 18 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Four tap dancers posing in a line

Portrait of four smiling teenage girls in a line, facing to the left. Each dancer is standing on one leg and holding her other foot behind her in one hand. The dancers are wearing matching short dresses and tap shoes. The number 9 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the photograph. The dancers are unidentified. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to negative damage.

Five tap dancers posing in a line

Portrait of five teenage tap dancers standing in a line and facing to the right. Each dancer has one hand on her hip. They are wearing matching outfits consisting of a sleeveless top, short skirt, and a headband with a bow. The number 19 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph. The dancers are unidentified. Image note: Negative damage on left side of image.

Six young tap dancers posing in pairs

Portrait of six young tap dancers, three boys and three girls, standing in pairs and wearing matching outfits. Each boy has his hands on the waist of the girl in front of him, and each girl has her hands on her hips and is looking over her shoulder at the boy behind her. The dancers are unidentified. See related images No. 371N2836 and No. 371N2853.

Young tap dancer in costume

Portrait of an unidentified girl posing in front of a wall. She is wearing a hat, striped turtleneck, skirt, and tap shoes. She has one hand on her hip and is holding the edge of her skirt outward with the other. The number 15 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Also see image Nos. 371N2812 and No. 371N2853.

Young dancers in costume

Group portrait of six unidentified girls in costume, posing in front of a wall. Four of the girls are doing splits. The other two are facing each other, holding hands, and each raising a leg above their heads so their feet touch. The girls are wearing caps, sleeveless cropped tops, and shorts. The number 7 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image.

Two teenage dancers in costume

Portrait of two unidentified teenage girls, possibly tap dancers, wearing shiny costumes with large bows on the back. The number 17 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Four young dancers, posing outdoors

Portrait of four unidentified girls in matching dresses and headpieces. They are posing in a row with hands joined, and are wearing what may be tap shoes. They are standing on a lawn. Cars and a building are partially visible in the background.

Three dancers? posing in costume

Portrait of three unidentified women, possibly dancers, posing in matching costumes consisting of a hat with a plume, a dark jacket with buttons, and light-colored skirts. They are standing in a row, facing to the left, and each woman is standing on her right leg and lifting her left leg.

Young dancer doing handstand

Portrait of an unidentified girl doing a handstand. She is wearing what a dance costume and shoes. Another person is partially in the frame on the left side. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

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