Dancehalls in Grant Parish

Woodmen Hall

Woodmen Hall

Newspaper item about voting to give a ball in the newly opened Woodmen of the World Hall, 1902: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88064176/1902-12-06/ed-1/seq-4/

LeSage’s Hall

LeSage’s Hall

Newspaper mention of Christmas dance with the music consisting of “two violins and a piano, eked out occassionally with an accordion,” 1892: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88064176/1892-12-31/ed-1/seq-1/ : Newspaper mention young people dancing to waltzes, mazourkas and schottisches- 1896: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88064176/1896-09-19/ed-1/seq-4/ : 1900: http:/ ...[Read More]

Unknown Dancehall

River front dancehall condemned by the Colfax Town council on November 8, 1922: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88064176/1922-11-11/ed-1/seq-2/ http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88064176/1922-11-04/ed-1/seq-2/