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Dance History Archives - Balls and Assemblies Index List

     These pages are our main index for Balls & Assemblies.  In the season 1865-1866 over 500 balls were given in New York City alone. There are way to many to list here, but if you need some info... this should help.

Balls were basically a party or Rave by todays standards, given by a host, company, Politician, wealthy family, etc. They were based around dancing in the majority. Balls were often times called Assemblies.

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Black and Pooch Ball Congress Hotel ?? NY (Given By Irene Castle) 1940's?
Bradley Martin Ball Waldorf Astoria - NY - 2/10/1897
Butlers Ball Riverside Plaza Hotel New York City NY - -
Birthnight Ball - Williamsburg. VA None Late 1800's
Centennial Ball, The Metrop. Opera House New York City NY Cent.. 1900?
Chuck Connor's Ball (Tammany Hall!) - NY Gibson Girls? 1905
Drag Ball (annual) - Harlem NY - 1940's
Fairy Ball Rockland Palace (was raided /pd) NY Female Impersonators 1938
Fancy Ball California Exchange? - CA - 1857
Fat Men's Ball Irving Hall New York City NY - 1/7/1870
Grand Ball City Hall Washington D.C. President Lincoln 4/4/1861
Grand Ball Academy of Music Hall New York City NY Prince Of Wales 10/12/1860
Hunt Ball Newport - - - 9/14/1889
Inaugural Ball (1St. One) Assembly Rooms New York City NY George Washington 5/7/1789
Inaugural Ball - - - General Grant -1869
Mephisto Ball - New York NY (Bonnie Glass) 1910's
Napier Ball, The Willards Hotel Washington City - None 2/17/1859
Revels At Merry Mount USA Merry Mount MA - 1600's
Un Bal Du Cour Louis XIV France - - Louis XIV 1800's?
Un Bal La Cour D' Henri III France - - Henry III 1600's?
Vanderbuilt 19th Cent. Ball 5th Avenue House - NY - 1900's
Venetian Weddings - - - - 1500's
W.C Whitney Cotillion Ball - - NY 1st of the century 1/4/1901

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