This Detroit scene was repeated across the nation, January, 16, 1920, as shoppers stocked up on the last day before Prohibition took effect.

This Detroit scene was repeated across the nation, January, 16, 1920, as shoppers stocked up on the last day before Prohibition took effect.

"The smoldering Rudolph Valentino exploited his Italian goodlooks, becoming known as “theLatin Lover.” Note the jeweled tiepin and unusual pink tie."

"The smoldering Rudolph Valentino exploited his Italian goodlooks, becoming known as “theLatin Lover.” Note the jeweled tiepin and unusual pink tie."

MORE SENSIBLE SOCIETY    In a toned-down form and at a more modest calf length,the drop-waisted look was fashionable everywhere. Thelow waist was often accentuated with a sash tied around thehips, a belt, or pockets sewn on at that level.

MORE SENSIBLE SOCIETY In a toned-down form and at a more modest calf length,the drop-waisted look was fashionable everywhere. Thelow waist was often accentuated with a sash tied around thehips, a belt, or pockets sewn on at that level.

downtown Detroit, Michigan looking North on Woodward Ave. from the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument. The Majestic Building is just one of the city's landmarks that can be seen in this painting.

downtown Detroit, Michigan looking North on Woodward Ave. from the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument. The Majestic Building is just one of the city's landmarks that can be seen in this painting.

1920's couple

1920's couple

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