1920s

Realities Of The Twenties: Cool Snaps Show How Well They Dressed From The 1920s

Realities Of The Twenties: Cool Snaps Show How Well They Dressed From The 1920s

The 1920s in fashion saw a modernization. For women, fashion had continued to change away from the extravagant and restrictive...
Rebels of Black History: How 'Joy Goddess' A'Lelia Walker Created Revolutionary Spaces for the Artistic and the Sensual

Rebels of Black History: How 'Joy Goddess' A'Lelia Walker Created Revolutionary Spaces for the Artistic and the Sensual

Editor’s Note: This week, The Root commemorates Black History Month with a series on little-known or forgotten rebels, celebrating black America’s legacy of defiance.Read more...

Rare Rides: The Forgotten Moretti 750 From 1954

Today’s Rare Ride hails from a brand which ceased its operations decades ago. At its peak, it never produced more than a couple thousand cars a year. Said vehicles were largely confined to sales in
Vintage Photoshop Or The Spirit Photographs Of William Hope In The 1920s

Vintage Photoshop Or The Spirit Photographs Of William Hope In The 1920s

William Hope (1863 – 8 March 1933) was a pioneer of so-called “spirit photography” (spirit photography is a type of...
Cool Pics That Capture People Posing With Their Fiat Cars In The 1920s And ‘30s

Cool Pics That Capture People Posing With Their Fiat Cars In The 1920s And ‘30s

A cheerful lady posing with a Fiat 501 Saloon in summertime, circa 1924 Fiat Automobiles is the largest automobile manufacturer...
“Impressions Of The Roaring Twenties”: 40 Found Snaps That Show Lifestyle Of Young People In The 1920s

“Impressions Of The Roaring Twenties”: 40 Found Snaps That Show Lifestyle Of Young People In The 1920s

The 1920s were a decade of parties, money, and extravagant lifestyles. The decade portrayed the American Dream of women, money,...
The Rollercoaster Life of an Iconic Art Deco Painter Known as “The Baroness with a Brush”

The Rollercoaster Life of an Iconic Art Deco Painter Known as “The Baroness with a Brush”

Post World War I, the “Roaring Twenties” was a time of exciting social and political change in the U.S. and in Europe. Along with high economic growth and the burgeoning consumer culture, many women
This 1930s Invention Was Supposed to Make Parallel Parking Easy

This 1930s Invention Was Supposed to Make Parallel Parking Easy

These days, some cars can help you parallel park with the touch of a button, but it wasn’t alway so easy. Back in the 1930s you had to parallel park the old fashioned way, and this short clip from a
This 1920s Concept for a Drive-Through Grocery Store Completely Failed

This 1920s Concept for a Drive-Through Grocery Store Completely Failed

Today, the grocery delivery battle is being waged between companies like Amazon, Walmart, Target, FreshDirect, and Instacart. But there once was a time when the most futuristic thing in food shopping
Part Two: The Grifters Who Resurrected the KKK

Part Two: The Grifters Who Resurrected the KKK

In Part Two on the Ku Klux Klan, Robert is joined by Katy Stoll and Cody Johnston to discuss how The KKK became a multi-level marketing scheme.
Cartoon from the 1920s is an incredibly old-school meme

Cartoon from the 1920s is an incredibly old-school meme

Gatsby wasn't staring at the green light, he was just thinking about a great meme Daisy posted earlier that day.An image has gone viral on Twitter, that appears to show a comic from the 1920s with a