family

Family Life in 1920s America

Melinda Heald
September 20, 2017

How was family life in 1920s like for wealthy Americans?

 

The 1920s ushered a dawn of change. The Great War ended in 1918, and the United States of America became the new superpower. The country’s wealth increased tremendously, sweeping the Americ . . .

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fashion

Female Fashion in the Roaring Twenties

Melinda Heald
September 13, 2017

The Flapper Girl and the History of Female Fashion

 

I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.
—The Great Gatsby

Perhaps F. Scott Fitz . . .

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roaring twenties

The Rhode Island Life in the Roaring Twenties

Melinda Heald
September 6, 2017

From Luxurious Beach Parties to Speakeasies: The 1920s Rhode Island Experience

 

The 1920s was a turning point for the United States of America—one that ultimately challenged and changed the country’s ideologies and economic standards. Although t . . .

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Melinda Heald

Melinda Heald

Melinda Heald is a native of Arizona. She is a retired elementary school teacher who specialized in language arts and has brought reading to a... Read More