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Book/Printed Material Public dance halls, their regulation and place in the recreation of adolescents, Public dance halls

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Title

  • Public dance halls, their regulation and place in the recreation of adolescents,

Other Title

  • Public dance halls

Summary

  • This pamphlet discusses the legislative regulation of public dance halls in twenty-eight states. Some of the regulations undertaken by the states include restrictions on attendance, hours of operation, supervision, and regulation of the physical and social conditions of the hall. The author also discusses some of the regulations and ordinances of 100 cities including one from Lincoln, Nebraska that required patrons to keep their bodies at least six inches apart.

Names

  • Gardner, Ella, 1893-1942
  • United States. Children's Bureau

Created / Published

  • Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1929.

Headings

  • -  Amusements--Law and legislation--United States
  • -  Dance halls--Law and legislation--United States
  • -  Dance
  • -  Dance Ordinances and Regulations

Notes

  • -  "Dance-hall legislation of 1926, 1927, and 1928": p. 56-57.
  • -  At head of title: U.S. Department of Labor. Children's Bureau.
  • -  "List of references on dance halls": p. 54-55.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text.

Medium

  • v, 57 p. 23 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • GV1623 .G3
  • Bureau publication no. 189

Library of Congress Control Number

  • l29000056

Online Format

  • image

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Performers for the October 1997 Great Hall event: Dancers

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Chicago citation style:

Gardner, Ella, and United States Children'S Bureau. Public Dance Halls, Their Regulation and Place in the Recreation of Adolescents. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off, 1929. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/l29000056/.

APA citation style:

Gardner, E. & United States Children'S Bureau. (1929) Public Dance Halls, Their Regulation and Place in the Recreation of Adolescents. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/l29000056/.

MLA citation style:

Gardner, Ella, and United States Children'S Bureau. Public Dance Halls, Their Regulation and Place in the Recreation of Adolescents. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off, 1929. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/l29000056/>.