Scenes from 1938 Carnival of Swing concert on Randall’s Island, NY. It is considered the first outdoor jazz festival.

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Found on reddit.
According to user da_fuhje:
"This particular type of dancer was used to bring good luck to the Aztec warriors that would usually depart from their homes the morning after they saw the dancer’s performance"

and user Spartan2470 points to source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/amircheff/5205289036/

Fixed. theme by Andrew McCarthy