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Brittania's 1920's Artifacts

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Social Studies +1 Age Level High School (16 to 18 years old)

The purpose of this project is to describe the time and artifacts of the 20's. This collection shows symbols that represented the 1920's particularly the areas of:

  • Prohibition
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Fundamentalism
  • New Roles for Women
  • Jazz Music

Woman Suffrage Button

National Museum of American History

Woman Suffrage Postcard

National Museum of American History

[Lecturer and audience in lecture hall : paper photoprint, ca. 1920s?]

Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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Nikki Lang

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Nikki Lang

Billy Sunday

National Portrait Gallery

Billy Sunday

National Portrait Gallery

Langston Hughes

National Portrait Gallery

Louis Armstrong

National Portrait Gallery

The Harlem Renaissance (Program #4)

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Jazz Music and Film Clips

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum