From the book: "World champion Charleston dancer Bee Jackson wears a beaded and fringed dance dress, popular at the time, as the fringes would shimmer and shake and draw attention to movement. This dress is shorter than the typical styles of the era. Paste jewellery known as "slave bracelets" was often worn high up on the arm as well as the wrist." Scanned from "Decades of Fashion" by Harriet Worsley.
'Lindy hop' dancers. "The Lindy Hop evolved in Harlem, New York City in the 1920s and 1930s...Lindy was a fusion of many dances that preceded it or were popular during its development but is mainly based on jazz, tap, breakaway and Charleston". Get me to a class right now!
Lindy hop partnered dance form that came out of Harlem during the late 20s and thrived through the 30s