National Geographic : 1936 Aug
() INational Geographic society Finlay Photograph by Bernard F.Rogers, Jr. TODAY CHILDREN DANCE AND SING IN THE OLD COURTYARD TO ENTERTAIN PARENTS; NOT, ASFORMERLY, TO CELEBRATE ABATTLE Gruyeriens have always loved to feast and dance. In the days of chivalry it was to welcome home theknights ofthe castle when avictory had been won. The town is a center for a dairying district and the herders, who still cling to their traditional costume, frequent the one street, which isthis court. Old French songs are favorites with the youngsters.