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Louis Armstrong (August 1901 – July nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana c. He was a popular musician. He played mostly jazz music. (The most popular genre of the Louis Armstrong, Jazz Artists, Jazz Musicians, Music Artists, Roaring Twenties, The Twenties, Music Icon, My Music, Billy Holiday

1920s Music: Jazz in the Roaring Twenties

1920s music ushered in jazz. The Roaring Twenties became America's first unique contribution to the musical world.

"The Roaring sandwiched between the World War & the Great Depression, marked the dawn of the modern era. This gleaming period in history made a break from the past in both song and fashion. Shorter hemlines, higher heels, makeup and glamour. Roaring Twenties, The Twenties, Twenties Party, Belle Epoque, 1920s Gangsters, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, 1920s Fashion Male, Men's Fashion

Timeless 1920s Mens Suits: A Swell Fella's Classic Style

Timeless 1920s mens suits set the gold standard for mens fashion in the Roaring Twenties and the century. Swell fella's style continue to pay homage.

the los angeles public library’s bookmobile for the sick, 1928 I need one of these just to wheel my books around after me.

FOX ON THE RUN

(via Hand Made Books / The LA Public Library’s bookmobile for the sick, 1928)

Photo of Babe Ruth in his New York Yankees baseball uniform. This full length photo portrait of famous baseball player Babe Ruth shows him posed in his Yankees pinstripes with a baseball bat in hand. CREDIT / PHOTOGRAPHER: ©RMP Archive / Anon DATE: 1920 Babe Ruth, Ruth 3, New York Yankees Baseball, Ny Yankees, Espn Baseball, Baseball Hat, Damn Yankees, Baseball Field, Yankees Baby

George Herman Ruth, Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948), best known as "Babe" Ruth and nicknamed "the Bambino" and "the Sultan of Swat", was an American baseball player who spent 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) playing for three teams (1914–1935). wem

Marcel Waves and Finger Waves Hairstyles of the I have short, curly hair. This vintage, finger curl look would be something different and beautiful for a wedding. I would forgo the veil and maybe have a sequined headband or a flower instead. Short Hair Updo, Short Hair Styles, 1920s Hair Short, Curly Hair, 1940s Hair, Bob Styles, Finger Wave Hair, Finger Waves, Finger Curls

Popular Hairstyles of the 1920s

The popular hairstyles of the 1920s departed from the norm and gave women new freedom with their hair.

"Bessie Smith was an American blues singer. Nicknamed "The Empress of the Blues," she was the most popular female blues singer of the and along with Louis Armstrong, was a major influence on subsequent jazz vocalists. born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Rhythm And Blues, Jazz Blues, Bessie Smith, History For Kids, Louis Armstrong, The Empress, Jazz Musicians, African American History, American Women

Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer. Nicknamed The Empress of the Blues, Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s.[1] She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and, along with Louis Armstrong, a major influence on subsequent jazz vocalists.wem

Josephine Baker, , originally uploaded by Gatochy . "Josephine Baker who shot to fame as a dancer and singer of le jazz hot in the Tw. Josephine Baker, Empress Josephine, Belle Epoque, All Star Branco, Dresses Elegant, Feather Dress, Peacock Dress, Roaring Twenties, Flappers

Josephine Baker in the 1920s

Josephine Baker became a 1920s superstar. With her Charleston dance and stage performance in Sissle and Blake's Shuffle Along and Chocolate Dandies.

Today is the birthday of legendary silent film star Charlie Chaplin, who is arguably the most famous and recognizable film star in cinema history. Most of us remember Charlie Chaplin as his famous sil Vevey, Charles Spencer Chaplin, Louise Brooks, Silent Film, Silent Comedy, Silent Night, Film Director, Historical Photos, Historical Dress

Charlie Chaplin -- "The most famous person who ever lived" (at least in the 1920s)

"Washington Tidal Basin Beauty Contest -- August Seventeen-year-old Eva Fridell takes the loving cup from judge Isaac Gans. Look at her curl! Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Shorpy Historical Photos, Miss Moss, Beauty Contest, Bathing Beauties, Photo Archive

Sweet Seventeen: 1922

High-resolution vintage photo archive with thousands of HD images.

Famous Freemasons: Duke Ellington Social Lodge 1 Whashington DC PrinceHall Jazz musician and composer Duke Ellington poses for a studio portrait before his first European tour. All Rights Reserved. Duke Ellington, Harlem Renaissance, Stoner Rock, Rockabilly, Vintage Black Glamour, Harlem Nights, New Wave, Jazz Musicians, Orchestra

Famous People in the 1920s

famous people in the 1920s: jazz age celebrities of films, stage and music

 Scott Fitzgerald, the leading stylist of the Lost Generation writers: Sep. 1896 - heart attack… “There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald Quotes, Hotel Belles Rives, Minnesota, John Masefield, Norfolk Jacket, Best Dressed Man, Writers And Poets, Black White

1920s Mens Fashion: Classic Styles

The classic styles of 1920s mens fashion. This era set the tone for men's fashion moving into the rest of the century

Charleston Dancers, 1925 Charleston dance contest in front of St. Louis City Hall, 13 November Missouri History Museum Photographs and Prints Collection.

Charleston Dancers, 1925

Charleston dance contest in front of St. Louis City Hall, 13 November 1925. Photograph, 1925. Missouri History Museum Photographs and Prints Collection. Groups. N01603.

Baltimore Ohio Line - first line in the US B & O Railroad Section Gang (ca. via the Hicksville Historical Society Charleston Dance, Women Right To Vote, Baltimore And Ohio Railroad, Tomb Kings, 1920s Photos, History Of India, Cub Scouts, Historical Society, Vintage Pictures

Baltimore Ohio Line - first line in the US B & O Railroad Section Gang (ca. 1921) via the Hicksville Historical Society

Owney “The Killer” Madden (December 1891 – April was a leading underworld figure in Manhattan, most notable for his involvement in organized crime during Prohibition. He also ran the famous Cotton Club and was a leading boxing promoter in the

1920s Gangsters

1920s Gangsters Were the Era's Defining Icons of Fashion and Personality