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


Keeping the Lindy Hop, and Frankie Manning’s Memory, Alive

Celebrants dancing in the aisles at the funeral of Frankie Manning, father of Lindy Hop. (Photo by Michael Appleton for the New York Times.) When I go I want things to be just this jumping.

Chazz Young, (Frankie Manning's son), and Debbie Williams, dancing Lindy Hop in 1984. Photo; courtesy of CENTURY BALLROOM