([Formal Dance], photographer unknown, ca. 1960s. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 001-4661.)

Cadets and their dates dance amid streamers at formal dance at the Air Force Academy. Caption on back reads “During their first year, social activity of cadets of the United States Air Force Academy is severely limited. Their first formal dance held at Christmastime in Arnold Hall, the Cadet Social Center, is an event long remembered. Upperclassmen enjoy greater social privileges, including formal dances monthly.” Photo stamped on back “Released by Office of Information Services United States Air Force Academy Denver 8, Colorado. Please Credit “Air Force Photo” For Reprints Ask For Order No. — Neg. No. 161-7.”

Click HERE to browse the Pikes Peak Library District’s online photograph archive.

Click HERE for instructions on how to join our Flickr pool and add your own photos.

 

Comments are closed.

News

March 1, 2017 | NPR · Ali Cobby Eckermann, an Australian indigenous poet forcibly taken from her family as a child, discovered without warning last week she had just won one of the richest literary prizes in the world.
 

AFP/Getty Images
March 1, 2017 | NPR · Marie Collins, who was the only survivor of abuse active on the panel, said Pope Francis was sincere in establishing the panel — but that others in the Vatican have refused to cooperate.
 

AP
March 1, 2017 | NPR · After a less confrontational Trump addressed Congress, the vice president and top Democrats took to the air to put their imprint on how his speech is being received.
 

Arts & Life

March 1, 2017 | NPR · Ali Cobby Eckermann, an Australian indigenous poet forcibly taken from her family as a child, discovered without warning last week she had just won one of the richest literary prizes in the world.
 

Pushkin Press
March 1, 2017 | FA · A doctor is forced into secret medical service in Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s new novel. Maureen Corrigan calls it “a psychological suspense tale mashed with a social novel about the refugee crisis.”
 

NPR
March 1, 2017 | NPR · Mohsin Hamid’s new novel imagines a country, never specified, swollen with refugees from an ongoing conflict — and a series of mysterious doors that appear, offering escape, but also displacement.
 

Music

WXPN
March 1, 2017 | WXPN · The U.K. band performs soaring, sophisticated and explosive songs from its latest album, Volcano.
 

Getty Images
March 1, 2017 | NPR · Download 100 handpicked, totally free songs from the best new artists performing at SXSW 2017.
 

NPR
March 1, 2017 | NPR · You’re Listening To The Austin 100 Playlist
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab