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MODERN LIVING
  • Urbanization: Building the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the GWashington Bridge
  • Cars & Highways: Different makes & models, new highway systems like the Hutchison River Parkway; Henry Ford bio
  • Airplanes: Different makes & models; bios of Lindbergh or Earhardt
  • Fads & Crazes
NEW WOMAN
  • Fashions
  • Hair styles & make-up
  • New Careers
  • Bios: Zelda Fitzgerald; Clara Bow; Margaret Mead; Amelia Earhardt; Texas Guinan; Babe Didrikson Zaharis
PROHIBITION
  • Bootlegging
  • Famous Speakeasies: The Cotton Club (NY); Twenty-One (NY); Room 21 (Chicago); Green Mill (Chicago)
  • Gangsters: Al Capone; Lucky Luciano; Bugs Moran; Dutch Schultz
  • G-Men: J. Edgar Hoover & the FBI; Elliott Ness & the Untouchables
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre
RESISTING CHANGE
  • The KKK during the 1920's
  • Scopes "Monkey" Trial
  • Sacco & Vanzetti Crime & Trial
  • The Back to Africa Movement
SPORTS, ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
  • Sports: Baseball teams of the 1920's; the Negro Leagues;Babe Ruth bio; Jack Dempsey bio; Babe Didrikson Zaharis bio
  • Radio: improvements to the invention; popular shows and stars
  • Jazz: Overview of history & style; Louis Armstrong bio; Duke Elligton bio; Josephine Baker bio; The Cotton Club
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Movies: Overview of the rise of the movie studios; blockbuster movies of the 1920's; bios of individual movie stars of the 1920's