Voices of the Jazz Era Ballroom

Voices of the Jazz Era Ballroom is a grassroots, web-based oral history project devoted to preserving and passing on the memory of dance in the Jazz era through the lives and words of everyday people. This is your story—please contribute by talking with a parent or grandparent, neighbor, or friend and explore the archive to see how others have shared their stories.

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Frankie Manning and Judy Pritchard's last dance together at George Gee's birthday party at Swing 46, NYC, March 31, 2009. It was an impromptu 60 second dance right next to the table where they were seated-- not a solo spotlight dance, but rather a…