American Life in the 1920s

 

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Children Sharing

Sharing

William Howard Taft, Warren

William Howard Taft, Warren G. Harding, and Robert Todd Lincoln, standing, left to right

Bootleg Still

Bootleg Still

Immigrants Arriving at Ellis Island

Immigrants Arriving at Ellis Island

Man on Flag Pole

Man on Flag Pole

Moonshiners

Moonshiners

Curb brokers in Wall

Curb brokers in Wall Street, New York

Show Window

Raleigh Haberdasher show window, Washington, D.C.

Cadillac Dealership

Cadillac Dealership

Miss Ruth Muskrat, a

Miss Ruth Muskrat, a Cherokee Indian, presents Mr. Coolidge with a copy of The Red Man in the United States, a survey of the present day American Indian

Prohibition

Prohibition

Cowboy Band

Mrs. Hoover greets the cowboy band

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

Horse Drawn Fire Engine

Horse Drawn Fire Engine

Bathing Suits 1920's

Bathing Suits in the 1920's

Stock Exchange Bombing

Bombing of the Stock Exchange on Wall Stree

A session in the

A session in the House of Representatives

LUSITANIA, New York Harbor

LUSITANIA in New York Harbor

Imperial Wizard

Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan

Treasury Fire

Washington, D.C., Fire Department activities - fighting Treasury fire

President Harding Funeral

President Harding Funeral

1920 Attack on Wall Street

1920 Attack on Wall Street

Ballot Boxes

Ballot Boxes

Typewriter

Typewriter

Prohibition Raid

Prohibition officers raiding the lunch room of 922 Pa. Ave., Wash., D.C.

U.S. Navy Pilots

U.S. Navy Pilots

Ku Klux Klan

Parade of the Ku Klux Klan through counties in Virginia bordering on the District of Columbia last night

1920 Wall Street Bombing

Wall Street Bombing 1920

Oldsmobile

Two women in new Oldsmobile in front of log cabin

Man Drinking During Prohibition

Man Drinking Beer during Prohibition

Glatfelter, S.f., Honorable

Glatfelter, Samuel F.

Men in Office

Men in Office

Dawes, Charles. Honorable.

Dawes, Charles. Honorable. Group

Dawes, Charles G.,

Dawes, Charles G., Honorable

Woman Playing Harp

Woman Playing Harp

Coolidge, Calvin, Jr.

Coolidge, Calvin, Jr

Well Dressed Man

Well Dressed Man

Rogers, Edith N.,

Rogers, Edith N., Representative

Women's Fashions of the 1920's

Women's Fashions of the 1920's

Cecil, John, Mrs.

Cecil, John, Mrs

 

 

 

 

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