D is for Dancing Dogs

In this picture it appears that the woman and dog are dancing.

Dog Show, 1957
Photographer: Sandusky.
Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961
Property of the University of Southern California

But in this picture, it appears that this woman just wants the dog to dance..

Playing with the Dog,
ca. 1905
State Library of Queensland : Digital Image Collection
Eileen Allan Photograph Album

In the next photograph, it appears that both the dog and the little girl were told to dance.

Franklin D. Roosevelt with Anna, dog, Duffy in Campobello

National Archives and Records Administration, Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

Source of Photographs:

  • Dog Show, 1957 – University of Southern California Digital Library, USCDL users are free to post, cite and link back to USCDL content on personal, non-commercial blogs without asking for permission.
  • Playing with the Dog – State Library of Queensland, copyright expired.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt with Anna, dog, Duffy in Campobello – National Archives, This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work prepared by an officer or employee of the United States Government as part of that person’s official duties under the terms of Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105 of the US Code. Also available from The Franklin D. Roosevelt Public Library and Museum, where thousands of copyright free photographs are available online. This includes 24 other pictures of  FDR with a dog)

4 thoughts on “D is for Dancing Dogs

  1. I love the middle one with the woman in the black dress. Just looking at how severe she looks, you would never guess she would be playing with a dog 🙂


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