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Charles Ponzi, famed for his money frauds in the 1920's
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Charles Ponzi was an Italian businessman & con artist in the U.S. & Canada. He became known in the early 1920s as a swindler for his money making scheme. He promised clients a 50% profit within 45 days, or 100% profit within 90 days, by buying discounted postal reply coupons in other countries and redeeming them at face value in the United States. In reality he was paying early investors using the investments of later investors. This type of scheme is now known as a "Ponzi scheme".
Police Mugshots from the 1920s - Enpundit. How they've changed!
Reading flappers. I feel as if there was a whole genre of pinup art that featured a girl dressed conservatively and reading a book with her skirt hiked up. I kind of appreciate it, oddly.
bathing beauty by unexpectedtales, via Flickr
Telephone engineer, London, 1920’s.
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at the beach, ca. 1920
1920's flapper. France. Given the era, that sheen you see on her legs is probably silk stockings.
Beauty shop on Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA 1934
This photo of Rosalia Lombardo was taken in 1984. Why is that interesting? She was the last person buried in the catacombs of the Capuchin Monastery 64 years before this photo was taken, in 1920.
Photo of women and car from the 1920's, (also note the woman in the car) My title for photo: "I wonder what she is thinking about..."