I teach workshops to elders on writing their life stories and use my date boards to jog memories and start discussions.
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The flapper: short bobbed or shingled hair, straight loose knee-length dresses with a dropped waistline, silk or rayon stockings with garters, heavy makeup, and long beaded necklaces. Flappers are also associated with Jazz and dances like the Charleston.


Vintage Fashion: Caroline Reboux, a Parisian fashion designer famous for her beautiful hats, introduced the "cloche hat" in the

1920 Flappers

The Charleston dance became extremely popular in the especially with Flappers. The flappers had a beautiful style that was easier portrayed in posters, as their long dresses created movement to represent the Charleston.


From Charles Gates Sheldon's 'Gossip Never Hurts' Photoplay cover Oct 1927 - Beautiful Art Deco Flapper Putting on Lipstick Wearing Yellow Cloche Hat Dolores Costello Giclee Fine Art Print (DragonflyMeadowsArt)


Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.


Prohibition Observance & Enforcement Notice that anything promoting Prohibition has a godly, goody-goody look to it.