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Bygone Bylines! Dance Troupe Preps for Minnesota State Fair

A dancer in the Esther Bowles Happiness Troupe chomps into a slice of watermelon on her break.

Bygone Bylines! Dance Troupe Preps for Minnesota State Fair

July 25, 1968: A Burnsville dancer in the Esther Bowles Happiness Troupe chomps into a slice of watermelon on her break. The dancers are preparing for 10 performances at the Minnesota State Fair by spending their summer days at dance camp in Burnsville.

This moment, and other shots from the preparations, were printed in the Dakota County Tribune.

You can check out more events, exhibits and archives at the  Dakota County Historical Society, 130 Third Ave. N., South St. Paul.

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