Day Dresses of the roaring twenties. It wasn't until the mid-twenties that the hemline on women's dresses rose above the knee.

Betty Blythe (September 1893 – April was an American actress best known for her dramatic roles in exotic silent films such as The Queen of Sheba

Barbara Stanwyck, Ziegfeld girl, by Alfred Cheney Johnston, ca. 1924 Barbara Stanwyck as a Ziegfeld girl (c.

New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watching agents pour liquor into sewer,

Cocktail Party -Historical style: Summary of our posts relating to The Great Gatsby and the

Ma Rainey and her Georgia Jazz Band photo. A history of Jazz before This site contains over 3000 songs from this era in Real Audio 3 format, as well as hundreds of biographies and discographies of Jazz musicians.


The notorious ban on alcohol in North America sparked both outrage and a renowned speakeasy culture of underground bars and secret parties. Hence, the 1920 also became known as the Prohibition Era. Photo: protesters against the alcohol ban.

1928 Paris Motor Show featuring the 1928 Mercedes 680 S “Avant Garde Torpedo Roadster” with a body by Saouchik

Cyd Charisse, Fred Astaire / production still from Vincente Minnelli’s The Band Wagon

John Uhler 'Jack' Lemmon (February with Walter Matthau .

♥ (Concours d’élégance en 1925 – Crédit photo : AFP/Collection Roger-Viollet)

King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson with their dogs, his original two Cora and Jaggs, and the dog he’d given her, Slipper.