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Gladys Roy was a barnstormer during the 1920s. Gladys was a parachute jumper and a wing-walker, her most famous stunts were dancing the Charleston and playing tennis on the wing of an airplane in flight. Bad. Ass.
Likely from one of A'Lelia Walker's fabulous Harlem parties in the 1920s
Vintage Swimming (326) by yesterphoto, via Flickr
BLACK HOUDINI | 1920s. Black magician and his assistants. From the book “A True Likeness: The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts 1920-1936.” Credit: South Carolina ETV. via blackhistoryalbum
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1920's vacations to Egypt - Don't you love these two? What adventurers they are.
Young girls working out to keep their shapely figures that today's society would call obese. Curves are beautiful. This excerise equipment is really interesting. -kjk
Anon., USA, ca. 1920s Real photo postcard, NOKO card stock, 5 ½ x 3 ½ ins. (14 x 9cm) © Fine Vernacular Photography
Fashion is what i belive this photo to be about. Dresses were made to fit close to the body in order to emphasize youthful elegance. They wear hats
1920s girl student
Telephone engineer, London, 1920’s.
A gal from the 1920's. I wish I could tell her that people all over the world were seeing her picture. I think she would smile.