Item: Hand-colored photograph of Calusarii dancers in traditional costumes

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Record Number: 8989
Relates to: Societatea Banateana-Vasile Alecsandri
Address: Philadelphia, PA
Date of Original: 1916
Original Format: Photographs › Black and white, Painting
Dimensions: Dimensions of frame, 65 by 52.3 cm
Inscription text: Aciest Mindru Căluseari au jucat la petreacieria cie. sau dat în Scopul / Scoalei Române din Philadelphia La. 24 November 1916 Spre Amintire
Inscription location: Bottom center
Image description:

Group portrait of Calusarii dancers in traditional folk costumes. These chilldren were members of a Romanian day school. Their dance teacher and leader (vataf) was Petru ("Rosu") Onea, a Romanian immigrant from Nadlac and a Banateana society member.