Jazz Age America - The Rouring 20's

Directory of Online Resources for the Study of Jazz Age America

The 1920s
Sections include '20 Timeline, People & Trends, and A Remarkable Decade
Kevin Rayburn

Epistrophy: The Jazz Literature Archive
"...maintained at the Department of English at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) by Michael Borshuk Currently under construction, it is an online resource dedicated to highlighting the influence and presence of jazz music in 20th Century literature."

Jazz Age Chicago
Urban Leisure from 1893 to 1934
Sections include: Introduction ; Bright-Light Districts ; Department Stores ; Movie Theaters ; Dance Halls ; Hotels ; Parks and Beaches ; Sports Facilities ; Transport Facilities ; Scrapbooks ; Links.
By Scott Newman, Ph.D. candidate in the history department of Loyola University Chicago

Jazz Age Culture
Sections include: The Flapper Era ; The Harlem Renaissance ; Jazz Age Miscellaneous ; Modernist & Harlem Art ; The Lost Generation ; More Modernist Writers.
By Kathleen L. Nichols, Prof. of English, Pittsburg State University

Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929
"...assembles a wide array of Library of Congress source materials from the 1920s that document the widespread prosperity of the Coolidge years, the nation's transition to a mass consumer economy, and the role of government in this transition...The collection is particularly strong in advertising and mass-marketing materials and will be of special interest to those seeking to understand economic and political forces at work in the 1920s."
American Memory, Library of Congress

See also African American History - Jazz ; American Literature - F. Scott Fitzgerald

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