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The Twenties  

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1920s : the Hulton Getty picture collection - [edited by] Nick Yapp
Call Number: 909.82 Y
ISBN: 3829005199
A collection of photographs that depict life in the 1920s, grouped in the categories of movers and shakers, haves and have-nots, work, leisure, entertainment, fashion and arts, science, transport, sport, children, and all human life.

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Fashions of a decade - Jacqueline Herald ; original illustrations by Robert Price.
Call Number: 391 H
ISBN: 0816024650
Surveys the fads, fashions, trends, and cultural and intellectual preoccupations of the comfortable, high-living 1920s.

 

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The Roaring Twenties

 

The 1920s was an era of rapid change and clashing values. Many Americans believed society was losing its traditional values, and they took action to preserve these values. Other Americans embraced new values associated with a freer lifestyle and the pursuit of individual goals. Writers and artists pursued distinctively American themes, and the Harlem Renaissance gave African Americans new pride.

 

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