Book/Printed Material Howe's complete ball-room hand book containing upwards of three hundred dances, including all the latest and most fashionable dances ... with elegant illustrations, and full explanation and every variety of the latest and most approved figures, and calls for the different changes, and rules on deportment and the toilet, and the etiquette of dancing Complete ball-room hand book

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Howe's complete ball-room hand book containing upwards of three hundred dances, including all the latest and most fashionable dances ... with elegant illustrations, and full explanation and every variety of the latest and most approved figures, and calls for the different changes, and rules on deportment and the toilet, and the etiquette of dancing
Other Title
Complete ball-room hand book
Contributor Names
Howe, Elias -- 1820-1895
Created / Published
Ditson & Co., Boston, c1858], monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Ballroom dancing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
-  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals
Genre
book
Notes
-  By Elias Howe, assisted by several eminent professors of dancing. (statement of responsibility)
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)
Form
print
electronic resource
remote
Extent
118 p. illus. 16 cm.
Repository
Music Division
Library of Congress Control Number
05026433
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Book. print | 118 p. illus. 16 cm. | By Elias Howe, assisted by several eminent professors of dancing. (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Lyon & Healy, Chicago.
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Video Performers

Performers for the October 1997 Great Hall event: Dancers

Members of The Jonquil Street Foundation, Inc. Ariane Anthony, Thomas Baird, Barbara Barr, Patricia Beaman, Christopher Caines, Charles Garth, James Martin, Maris Wolff. Musicians - members of The Library of Congress Centennial Cotillion Brass Band, Emerson Head and Robert Sheldon, Leaders (Members, Metro Washington D.C. Federation of Musicians Local 161-710, AFM.)

Performers for the Coolidge Auditorium clips: Dancers

Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird. Musicians - Boris Gurevitch (piano), Susan Manus (violin).

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Chicago citation style:

Howe, Elias. Howe's Complete Ball-Room Hand Book Containing Upwards of Three Hundred Dances, Including All the Latest and Most Fashionable Dances ... With Elegant Illustrations, and Full Explanation and Every Variety of the Latest and Most Approved Figures, and Calls for the Different Changes, and Rules on Deportment and the Toilet, and the Etiquette of Dancing. [Ditson & Co., Boston, monographic, 1858] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/05026433/.

APA citation style:

Howe, E. (1858) Howe's Complete Ball-Room Hand Book Containing Upwards of Three Hundred Dances, Including All the Latest and Most Fashionable Dances ... With Elegant Illustrations, and Full Explanation and Every Variety of the Latest and Most Approved Figures, and Calls for the Different Changes, and Rules on Deportment and the Toilet, and the Etiquette of Dancing. [Ditson & Co., Boston, monographic] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05026433/.

MLA citation style:

Howe, Elias. Howe's Complete Ball-Room Hand Book Containing Upwards of Three Hundred Dances, Including All the Latest and Most Fashionable Dances ... With Elegant Illustrations, and Full Explanation and Every Variety of the Latest and Most Approved Figures, and Calls for the Different Changes, and Rules on Deportment and the Toilet, and the Etiquette of Dancing. [Ditson & Co., Boston, monographic, 1858] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05026433/>.