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John Martin: Expert Observer

Intro to pages 91-132

In this section, Martin continues his description of Acadian Hall that he began in Part 1, introduces New York dancer and teacher L. DeGarmo Brookes, comments on card playing, provides a program of an 1874 dance evening, Oliver Lunt's Dancing Academy, dances Martin sponsored, and information about, comments on, and instructions for the Polka, and Virginia Reel.

He also provides images and profiles of:

  • Mrs. Emily A. Mills
  • L. De Garmo Brookes
  • William Whedden
  • Oliver A. Lunt
  • Daniel Chaplin
  • Louis Reynolds
  • F. Towle
  • Emery T. Wasgatt
  • Mr. Kimball