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Louis Armstrong in the 1920s: A Young Artist.wem
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1920s Music: Jazz in the Roaring Twenties

1920s music ushered in jazz. The Roaring Twenties became America's first unique contribution to the musical world.

The "Classic" Look of a 1920s Suit.-wem
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Timeless 1920s Mens Suits: A Swell Fella's Classic Style

Timeless 1920s mens suits set the gold standard for mens fashion in the Roaring Twenties and the century. Swell fella's style continue to pay homage.

the los angeles public library’s bookmobile for the sick, 1928

FOX ON THE RUN

(via Hand Made Books / The LA Public Library’s bookmobile for the sick, 1928)

George Herman Ruth, Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948), best known as "Babe" Ruth and nicknamed "the Bambino" and "the Sultan of Swat", was an American baseball player who spent 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) playing for three teams (1914–1935). wem
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Babe Ruth

George Herman Ruth, Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948), best known as "Babe" Ruth and nicknamed "the Bambino" and "the Sultan of Swat", was an American baseball player who spent 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) playing for three teams (1914–1935). wem

"Fingerwaves" Were One of the Most Popular Vintage Hairstyles of the 1920s  wem
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Popular Hairstyles of the 1920s

The popular hairstyles of the 1920s departed from the norm and gave women new freedom with their hair.

Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer.  Nicknamed The Empress of the Blues, Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s.[1] She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and, along with Louis Armstrong, a major influence on subsequent jazz vocalists.wem
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Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer. Nicknamed The Empress of the Blues, Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s.[1] She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and, along with Louis Armstrong, a major influence on subsequent jazz vocalists.wem

It's been said that every black artist wanted to work in Harlem in the 1920s.  Josephine Baker was no exception. wem
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Josephine Baker in the 1920s

Josephine Baker became a 1920s superstar. With her Charleston dance and stage performance in Sissle and Blake's Shuffle Along and Chocolate Dandies.

Charlie Chaplin -- "The most famous person who ever lived" (at least in the 1920s)
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Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin -- "The most famous person who ever lived" (at least in the 1920s)

Washington Tidal Basin Beauty Contest, August 5, 1922.

Sweet Seventeen: 1922

High-resolution vintage photo archive with thousands of HD images.

Clara Bow in 1921, before she became a star  wem
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Flapper

Clara Bow in 1921, before she became a star wem

Leader of the Cotton Club - Duke Ellington  wem
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Famous People in the 1920s

famous people in the 1920s: jazz age celebrities of films, stage and music

F. Scott Fitzgerald in Wool Suit and Silk Tie 1920's  wem
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1920s Mens Fashion: Classic Styles

The classic styles of 1920s mens fashion. This era set the tone for men's fashion moving into the rest of the century

Charleston dance contest in front of St. Louis City Hall, 13 November 1925.

Charleston Dancers, 1925

Charleston dance contest in front of St. Louis City Hall, 13 November 1925. Photograph, 1925. Missouri History Museum Photographs and Prints Collection. Groups. N01603.

Baltimore Ohio Line - first line in the US B & O Railroad Section Gang (ca. 1921) via the Hicksville Historical Society
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Baltimore Ohio Line - first line in the US B & O Railroad Section Gang (ca. 1921) via the Hicksville Historical Society

The greatest jazz musician of the 1920s Duke Ellington was the bandleader at the Cotton Club, the famous speakeasy and club owned by Owney Madden.  wem

1920s Gangsters

1920s Gangsters Were the Era's Defining Icons of Fashion and Personality