Hamilton Lodge Ball is Scene of Splendor Rockland Palace is Rendezvous for the Frail and Freakish Gang

Hamilton Lodge Ball is Scene of Splendor Rockland Palace is Rendezvous for the Frail and Freakish Gang

Description

A brief article about the famous Hamilton Lodge Ball, an interracial drag (“masquerade”) ball created in 1869 by African Americans in Harlem that grew in popularity as a spectacle for the general public during the 1920s.

Original Resource: www.teachingcalifornia.org

Creator New York Age

Repository JD Doyle Archives