National Geographic : 1932 Oct
SUMMERING IN STYRIA, AUSTRIA'S RURAL PLAYGROUND READY FOR THE SCHNADAHUPFERL-FOLK SONGS AND DANCES Boys of Murau dance in a circle around their sweethearts. The man with an accordion takes the lead part as singer, the others joining in the refrain. Their ditties, often improvised by the leader, invariably end in a reverberating yodel. © National Geographic Society Natural Color Photographs by Hans Hildenbrand NATURE SETS THE STYLE OF BOOTS FOR THE MEN OF VILLACH Because of the marshes around their homes in Carinthia, the men wear high leather boots in con trast to the hobnailed shoes of their neighbors in the more mountainous regions.