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1926 Speakeasy Birthday

The Roaring Twenties! The day and age of Jazz music, flappers, and prohibition. My favorite era!! There was so much mystery and excitement of new things. 840 more words


How Much Did They Earn?

I’ve been looking at job advertisements from the 1920s in order to learn about salaries, and have been amazed at the wording used during those years. 119 more words

Roaring Twenties

Much More Than A Paper Moon

It wasn’t the scantily dressed gal sitting in the paper moon–times two–that grabbed me.  Although that, in and of itself, is intriguing.  She could be a show girl from Ziegfeld’s Follies, or Earl Carroll’s Vanities or George White’s Scandals.  390 more words

The Roaring Twenties

It’s the decade of change. The time where good girls could be bad. Charlie Chaplin is at the height of his career. In the fictional world, Gatsby is hosting his fabulous parties and announcing his love to Daisy Buchanan. 179 more words


The Roaring Twenties: Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and America's Most Prosperous Decade

Ryan S. Walters | @ryanswalters73

In the final presidential debate of 2012, President Obama slammed Mitt Romney for wanting a return to the “economic policies of the ’20s.” Most people say this type of thing for political reasons or just out of pure ignorance, having no understanding of the 1920’s, economically or otherwise, Obama included. 1,515 more words


Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes - by Anita Loos

Anita Loos is one of the most accomplished female American writers of the 1900s, author of novels, screenplays (for both silents and talkies), subtitles for silent movies, several memoirs, and Broadway plays. 1,065 more words