It was a hot time in the old barn that night

In answer to the question, “What on earth did people do before TV and computers?,” we offer the following item from the Catskill Mountain News of July 4, 1947:

Six Hundred Attend Barn Dance at Dunraven

About 600 people attended the barn dance at the Frank Trowbridge barn at Dunraven last Friday evening. 550 tickets were sold. There were many who ‘crashed the gate.’ Thirty-five sets danced at one time. A large quantity of refreshments had been purchased but were soon gone. It was a lot of folks, and a lot of fun.

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