Information: Jane A. Harris, author of square and folk dance books.
- Dance A While: Handbook of folk, square, contra and social dance. Harris, Jane A., Pittman, Anne, and Waller, Marlys Swenson. 1950; 1957; 5th ed. Minneapolis: Burgess, 1978; 6th ed. New York: Macmillan, 1988 Illustrated, 464pp. The standard work, a must for all who teach these dance forms in universities and secondary schools; chapter 5, the square dance section, contains 11+6 calls (pages 139-141, 151-153) of West Texas material, also tips to callers plus 69 practice calls; also very complete glossary (pp.429-442). The first edition (1950) was written when the three authors were instructors at the Department of Physical Training for Women at the University of Texas in Austin. All three knew the West Texas square dance, and two (Pittman and Waller) were original editors and publishers of the Texas square dance magazine, Foot 'n' Fiddle. (Note by Rickey Holden.)
- File O' Fun. Harris, Jane A. Minneapolis, Minn.: Burgess, 1962.
- A Teaching Unit of Rhythms for the Fourth Grade, with Percussion and Accompaniment: A Series of Sixteen Lessons, Evaluated and Revised After Teaching, and Designed for Use by the Class Room Teacher. M.S. thesis, Mitchell, Elizabeth, and Harris, Jane A.. Wellesley College, 1942. 179p.
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