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Frank Farnum coaching Pauline Starke. And now the Charleston is moving into the movies

The Twenties: Fads, Dress, and Trends

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These images were selected to meet requests regularly received by the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.


Look pleasant, please
Look pleasant, please
LC-USZ62-99831
["Fearless Freddie," a Hollywood stunt man, clinging to a rope ladder slung from a plane flown by A.M. Maltrup, about to drop into automobile below: automobile not shown]
"Fearless Freddie," a Hollywood stunt man, clinging to a rope ladder slung from a plane
LC-USZ62-70922
Measuring F Street in the National Capitol during the rush hours of the afternoon with a one foot rule, was the initiation stunt wished on this applicant for membership in a local college fraternity
Measuring F Street in the National Capitol during the rush hours of the afternoon with a one foot rule
LC-USZ62-99825
Senator Truman H. Newberry of Mich. snapped at the Chevy Chase Club
Senator Truman H. Newberry of Mich. snapped at the Chevy Chase Club
LC-USZ62-99827
Col. Sherrell, Supt. of Public Buildings and Grounds, has issued an order that bathing suits at the Wash[ington] bathing beach must not be over six inches above the knee
Bathing suits at the Wash[ington] bathing beach must not be over six inches above the knee
LC-USZ62-99824
[Eight women and one child(?) performing Greek dance outdoors, Washington, D.C. area]
Women performing Greek dance outdoors
LC-USZ62-99822
Police raid a gambler's den. Several loads of book makers were taken from the E. St. address by the police
Police raid a gambler's den
LC-USZ62-99829
Mary LaFollette, full-length portrait in long raccoon coat, getting into auto in front of Capitol.
Mary LaFollette, full-length portrait in long raccoon coat
LC-USZ62-29198
Frank Farnum coaching Pauline Starke. And now the Charleston is moving into the movies!
Frank Farnum coaching Pauline Starke. And now the Charleston is moving into the movies!
LC-USZ62-99828
"Position is everything in life," anyway its a lot in the life of John Reynolds better known as the "human fly." He is shown doing his stuff on the flag pole of the Times-Herald Bldg. Wash[ington] D.C.
John Reynolds better known as the "human fly." He is shown doing his stuff on a flag pole
LC-USZ62-99826
[Group of seven musicians including Charlie Miller, Elwood Wilson, and Robert Blatt, probably members of a Washington, D.C. orchestra, in a hotel at 2400 16th St., N.W.]
Group of seven musicians, members of a Washington, D.C. orchestra
LC-USZ62-99821
Three girls using holders, one a long tube
The latest in cigarette holders
LC-USZ62-42070
Suzette Dewey, daughter of Charles Dewey, posed beside roadster
Suzette Dewey, daughter of Charles Dewey, posed beside roadster
LC-USZ62-35670
[Side view of a Ford sedan with four passengers and a woman getting in on the driver's side]
[Side view of a Ford sedan with four passengers and a woman getting in on the driver's side]
LC-USZ62-54096
Mme. Asta Souvorina, 'the Bernhardt of Russia,' ... and Buster [dog] listening in on the radiophone
Mme. Asta Souvorina, the "Bernhardt of Russia," driven out by Boshevists, now in New York - a radio fan
LC-USZ62-78074
Telephone operator at post, new quotation system, New York Stock Exchange
Telephone operator at post, new quotation system, New York Stock Exchange
LC-USZ62-104022
[Charles Lindbergh, 1902-1974, three-quarter length portrait, standing, left profile, working on engine of "The Spirit of St. Louis"]
[Charles Lindbergh, 1902-1974, three-quarter length portrait, standing, left profile, working on engine of "The Spirit of St. Louis"]
LC-USZ62-51834
Charter members of the Anti-flirt Club
Charter members of the Anti-flirt Club
LC-USZ62-42082
"The Dancing Marathon"
"The Dancing Marathon"
LC-USZ62-34818
Ku Klux Klan initiation
Ku Klux Klan initiation - no. 2
LC-USZ62-28024

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