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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
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
Majorie Leet, Ziegfeld Follies Girl - 1920's - Performed in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1923-1925 and 1927 - Photo by Alfred Cheney Johnston
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
1920s girl student
1920s chicks can bend a little gender when they need to, you know?