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“How Long Will They Last?” Endurance Dance Contests: Jazz-Age Reality TV

~*~ 572 hours and thirty-one minutes: almost twenty-four whole days. That’s how long “Chicago’s first all-Negro endurance dance contest” lasted.1 Starting July 1st, 1928 at the 8th Regiment Armory in the heart of Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood, and ending on July 25th at the Savoy … Continue reading

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