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This Week in History: A fact for May

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Political trailblazer Belle Moskowitz wins passage of bill regulating NY dance halls

May 26, 1910

Belle Moskowitz, who became the most important female political activist of her day, passed a bill through the New York State Assembly requiring major NY dance halls to obtain a license.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for May." (Viewed on September 19, 2014) <>.


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