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The Dancing Cow Girls
1934

"Clean, humorous and highly entertaining"
In this March 1934 letter, the commander of a Georgia company of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) expresses his appreciation for a recent performance of W. Oscar Sullivan and his Dancing Cow Girls. Sullivan was a small-time entertainer who just managed to eke out a living in show business. He and his two daughters, Laverne and Virginia, performed their vaudeville acts--singing, dancing, acrobatics, and comedy routines--in tent shows, carnivals, and CCC camps across the southeastern United States.

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