Monday, November 21, 2011

roaring 20s Pictures, Images and Photos

The “Roaring Twenties” was a decade in which nothing big happened—there were no major catastrophes or large events—at least until the stock market crash of 1929—yet it is one of the most significant decades in U.S. history because of the great changes that came about in American society. The Twenties were known by various images and names: the Jazz Age, the age of the Lost Generation, flaming youth, flappers, radio and movies, bathtub gin, the speakeasy, organized crime, confession magazines, Hemingway and Fitzgerald, Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth, Bobby Jones, the Great Crash, Sacco and Vanzetti, Al Smith, cosmetics, Freud, the “new” woman, the Harlem Renaissance, consumerism—all these images and more are part of the fabulous Twenties!

Vintage Jeweled Personal Ashtray Collectible Tobacciana Circa Late 1920s


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chateycathey said...

Great article of a time when we were not there to share it. Thanks for posting it.

kornkountrytreasures said...

You never woulda guessed this was a personal ashtray!!

Fleapirates said...

That is quite a lovely collectible! Not your average "ashtray"...