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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.
Gladys Roy (1902?-1927) was a barnstormer during the 1920s, performing mostly in Minneapolis and Los Angeles. Gladys was a parachute jumper and a wing-walker.
Likely from one of A'Lelia Walker's fabulous Harlem parties in the 1920s
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
Vintage Swimming (326) by yesterphoto, via Flickr
1920's vacations to Egypt - Don't you love these two? What adventurers they are.
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Wing Walkers: The Death-Defying Aerial Stunts of 1920s Barnstormers
Anon., USA, ca. 1920s Real photo postcard, NOKO card stock, 5 ½ x 3 ½ ins. (14 x 9cm) © Fine Vernacular Photography
1920s girl student
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
"A Southern Belle" - 1920/30 by Richard Samuel Roberts. More in article at link. He worked in Columbia, South Carolina. Compare to a crop of same shot at pinterest.com/... - interesting how cropping changes the effect!
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