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The "Lindy Hop".  Whitey's Lindy Hoppers [1935/6].   Drawn from the top Savoy Ballroom dancers as a professional performance troupe with Frankie "Musclehead" Manning becoming the main choreographer, and serving as artistic director to Whitey's business management role, Whitey's Lindy Hoppers became was the most famous performance Lindy Hop team in the world.

The "Lindy Hop". Whitey's Lindy Hoppers [1935/6]. Drawn from the top Savoy Ballroom dancers as a professional performance troupe with Frankie "Musclehead" Manning becoming the main choreographer, and serving as artistic director to Whitey's business management role, Whitey's Lindy Hoppers became was the most famous performance Lindy Hop team in the world.

A woman swings her Lindy Hop partner by the legs during a Salvation Army benefit dance marathon in Los Angeles. December 12, 1939.

A woman swings her Lindy Hop partner by the legs during a Salvation Army benefit dance marathon in Los Angeles. December 12, 1939.

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