• Black History Album

    Two unidentified, fur-bedecked African American women dressed in classic flapper style smile for the camera, circa 1920s. African American vernacular photography via Black History Album via Flickr

  • Dyona Davis

    Harlem Renaissance 1920s style

  • Connie Chenail

    hair styles to adore

  • Jessica Cangiano

    Two deeply stylish 1920s gals in gorgeously plush winter coats. #vintage #1920s #fashion #women

  • Hilary Tarver

    Vintage photo of flappers courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.

  • Kristi Artillery

    via Kristine Maitland: "Portrait of Two Women in Fur Coats, c. 1925 Addison N. Scurlock Silver print National Museum of American History, Behring Center, Archives Center Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994 Image No. 618ns0240375pw"

  • Deborah

    Roaring Twenties: African American Flappers by Black History Album, Wonder if this is a Van Der Zee photo?

  • Cassandra D-H

    African American flappers, ca. 1920

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Miss Atlantic City, 1925.

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