National Geographic : 1937 Sep
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE THE OLEANDERS, THE COSTUMES, THE ACCORDION-ALL RECALL HOMELAND Slavonian girls, descended from migrants when Austria-Hungary was in flower, dance in native costume against pink oleander, which grows profusely along Adriatic shores, to music of a favorite southern Slav instrument. ) National Geographic Society Finlay Photographs by J. Baylor Roberts "OURS IS THE DANCINGEST STATE YOU EVER VISITED!" These girls from the Mississippi State College for Women practice the Commonwealth's most popular art. Interpretative dancing is a part of their course.