Tags » Roaring Twenties

Louise Brooks would have been 99 today

“I have a gift for enraging people, but if I ever bore you it will be with a knife.”

With that iconic, sharp bob, and a sexually liberated attitude, Louise Brooks virtually defined the Flapper era of femininity. 126 more words


Who were the most ardent supporters of Prohibition?

When I examine the spectrum of Prohibition supporters, the only conclusion I can draw is that it was a very odd group.

The most ardent supporters of Prohibition included gangsters, the Anti-Saloon League, Methodists, Baptists, the Ku Klux Klan, the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, Coca Cola, and theater owners. 21 more words

Roaring Twenties

November 14, 2006: Wings on a Pig

When the first Pig Stand opened, it was a restaurant like no other that had gone before. The year was 1921, the onset of the Roaring Twenties. 382 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Sequence of Events: Chapter Nine (tenth)

Talou knew of two watchers—one safe, one perilous.  He knew this walk down Front Street, to the place where the canal met the river, was the end.   1,106 more words