Chicago Entertainment Between the Wars 1919-1939 (Images of America Series)

Chicago Entertainment Between the Wars 1919-1939 (Images of America Series)

by Jim Edwards, Wynette Edwards
     
 

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Chicago has historically been a place of great energy and a showcase of modernity. Determined to wash away the recent memories of World War I, Chicagoans in the 1920s and into the 1930s set out to enjoy themselves, creating a Golden Age of popular entertainment envied throughout the world. Chicago Entertainment Between the Wars, 1919-1939 explores in detail the

Overview


Chicago has historically been a place of great energy and a showcase of modernity. Determined to wash away the recent memories of World War I, Chicagoans in the 1920s and into the 1930s set out to enjoy themselves, creating a Golden Age of popular entertainment envied throughout the world. Chicago Entertainment Between the Wars, 1919-1939 explores in detail the various old and new playing fields of entertainment that blossomed during this time period, such as dance halls, radio studios, rodeos, theaters, public mechanical musical machines, and movie palaces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738523309
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
06/15/2003
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.42(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author


Jim and Wynette Edwards have resurrected those days when one of the world's great cities tried to keep its people happy during a period of great prosperity and then depression. The Edwards have used primary sources such as photographs, rare glass slides, and other printed images for this study.

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