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The Taxi-Dance Hall

Paul G. Cressey, The Taxi-Dance Hall: A Sociological Study in Commercialized Recreation and City Life (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1932). "It is a mercenary and silent world - this world of the taxi-dance hall," wrote Paul Cressey in his famous study. "Feminine society is for sale at ten cents a dance.".