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General Resources
  • American Memory Timeline > 1900-1929
    http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/features/timeline/
    A look at this period of US history through primary sources.

  • The 1920's
    http://www.louisville.edu/~kprayb01/1920s.html
    Information & links to resources, timelines and personalities of the period.

  • Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro - A Hypermedia Edition of the March 1925 Survey Graphic
    http://etext.virginia.edu/harlem/index.html
    In November of 1924, the Survey's editor, asked Alain Locke to design and edit a special issue devoted to the African American "Renaissance" underway in Harlem. Locke agreed, and the magazine that resulted was the first of several attempts to formulate a political and cultural representation of the New Negro and the Harlem community

  • Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929
    http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/coolhtml/coolhome.html
    ssembles a wide array of Library of Congress source materials from the 1920s that document the widespread prosperity of the Coolidge years, the nation's transition to a mass consumer economy, and the role of government in this transition.

  • Anti-Saloon League from 1893 to 1933
    http://www.wpl.lib.oh.us/AntiSaloon/
    Influencing the United States through the printed word and lobbying, the Anti-Saloon League turned a moral crusade into a Constitutional amendment

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