The Chicago History Museum's blog features the Aragon Ballroom and an interview with a woman who met her husband there in the early 1950s:
To get a sense of what the Aragon was like in its ballroom heyday, I talked with Ms. Jesse North. As a young woman in the late 1940s and early 1950s, she danced at the Aragon. For her, Saturday night at the Aragon was a special occasion. The girls dressed up — corsages and all. She remembers dancing the two-step, cha-cha, and tango.
Read and listen to her story here.