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Texas dance halls
Gail Louise Folkins

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Texas dance halls
a two-step circuit
Gail Folkins ; photographs by J. Marcus Weekley.

Published 2007 by Texas Tech University Press in Lubbock, Tex .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Blending literary and photo-journalism, history, and storytelling, essays examine eighteen Texas dance halls in terms of their music, culture, and community. Also considers the predominantly Czech and German heritage from which these halls evolved, as well as the cultural dynamics that enable them to continue as centers of community"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Dance hall heritage : Twin Sisters Hall
'Til the cows come home : Swiss Alp Dance Hall
War stories and a wedding : Hilltop Hacienda
Deer, friends, and jars of fish : London Hall
Where Europe talks Texan : KJT, Dubina, and Freyburg Halls
Dancing, boozing, and horses : Roundup Hall
Still burning bright : Star Hall
Spirits of Coupland : Coupland Dance Hall
Weekend nights, city lights : Broken Spoke
Behind the beer garden : Saengerrunde Hall
Making Texas music : Gruene Hall
Dancing in the park with Little Joe y la Familia : Indian Springs Park
If Alice isn't happy, nobody's happy : Sefcik Hall
Today's dance hall family : Saengerhalle Dance Hall
Sunday lunch in La Grange : Round-Up Hall
The 57th Juneteenth celebration : Wright's Park
Uhland secrets : Club 21
The fun everybody wants to have Luckenbach Dance Hall.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-188) and index.

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GV1624.T4 F65 2007

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