Dancehalls in Ascension Parish

Ascension Hall

Ascension Hall

Newspaper item about Christmas dance, December 23, 1912: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85034248/1905-03-04/ed-1/seq-5/ : 1910: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85034248/1910-09-10/ed-1/seq-1/ : 1905: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85034248/1905-07-08/ed-1/seq-5/ : Christmas 1912: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85034248/1912-12-21/ed-1/seq-5/

Country Club

Popular in the 1950s and 1960s, the club drew people from many surrounding communitoies every weekend (except Lent)

Corbo’s Dancehall

Corbo’s Dancehall

Newspaper mention on dance with music furnished by the Claiborne William’s Orchestra (of Donaldsonville): http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85034248/1922-05-20/ed-1/seq-2/