All 1960s Blog Posts

Where have all the soldiers gone, long time passing?
Where have all the soldiers gone, long time ago?
Where have all the soldiers gone?
Gone to graveyards, everyone
Oh, when will they ever learn?
Oh, when will they ever learn?

Written by Pete Seeger, 1960; Popularized by Peter, Paul & Mary, 1962

Dale White

Dale White

Recently, we received an email recently asking if we'd ever come across any photos of Dale White, a much-beloved living legend in the sport of baton twirling and "the most decorated baton twirling coach" in the sports history. We appreciated the email and so we did...

UGA Majorettes, 1966

UGA Majorettes, 1966

University of Georgia, Athens, 1966 and three UGA Majorettes. REQUIRED CITATION: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement...

Homecoming 1966 (Montgomery, ALABAMA)

Homecoming 1966 (Montgomery, ALABAMA)

Photos by Jim Peppler for the Souther Courier; Source: Alabama Departnebt of Archives and History. The pictures were taken during a Homecoming parade in 1966. The students were from Booker T. Washington High School, Montgomery, Alabama. All three photos were edited...

1960s Gallery

This page was designed to feature all 1960s blog posts. For quick viewing of all 1960s baton twirling photographs, click the button below. 

1960s Collection

Visit the 1960s collection page to view baton twirling photos from the 1960s, year by year. For example, with one click, you can pick a year, such as 1962, and view all the photographs we have published from that  year.


Photo Epigraph

Diane Shelton performs for the troops in Vietnam, 1966. 

Diana Shelton, Baton Twirler, performs for U.S. Soldiers stationed in Vietnam, Christmas Day 1966


Diane Shelton was an accomplished baton twirler who toured Vietnam with Bob Hope’s USO shows in 1966. William Harrell was stationed in Vietnam and serving in the 7th Surgical Hospital (MA) at Cu Chi, Vietnam in 1966, when he photographed Shelton twirling for US Troops. It was Christmas Day.

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Majorette Boot Clipart

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