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Jitterbug champions
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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A "cat" throws his "chick" over the elbow. Dean Collins and Bertie Patters, who won the New York championship in Madison Square Garden, are shown in a contortion of their original "Times Square Rug Cutting Blues." They want the title at a giant swingfest to be held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Photo dated: 1939.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 8022 Jitterbugs.; HE-001-354 4x5
Collins, Dean
Patters, Bertie
Dancers--California--Los Angeles
Dance--Competitions--California--Los Angeles
Swing (Music)--California--Los Angeles
Jitterbug (Dance)--California--Los Angeles
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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