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1920s Research Project (Ms. Gerry): Topic List

Topic List: Pick One

Fashion:

  • Men's Fashion
  • Women's Fashion
  • Flappers
  • Hair and Cosmetics
  • Coco Chanel

 

Music:

  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • The Cotton Club
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Benny Goodman
  • Josephine Baker
  • George Gershwin
  • Duke Ellington

Food and Drink:

  • Restaurants
  • Fast Food
  • Drinks
  • Convenience Food

 

Politics and Events:

  • Prohibition
  • Teapot Dome Scandal
  • Women's Suffrage
  • St. Valentine's Massacre
  • Immigration
  • Scopes Monkey Trial
  • Calvin Coolidge
  • Al Capone
  • Stock Market Crash

Fads and Technology:

  • Advertising
  • Radio
  • Appliances
  • Dance Contest
  • The Charleston
  • Games & Toys

Film:

  • Movies
  • Animation
  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Laurel and Hardy
  • Al Jolson
  • Rudolf Valentino
  • Clara Bow
  • Mary Pickford
  • Bela Lugosi

Sports:

  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Babe Ruth (Baseball)
  • Bobby Jones (Golf)
  • Jack Dempsey (Boxing)
  • Satchel Paige (Baseball)
  • Harold Edward "Red" Grange (Football)

 

Art and Literature:

  • Art Deco
  • Cubism
  • Architecture
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Langston Hughes (poet)
  • Edward Hopper (artist)
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald (writer)
  • Zora Neale Huston (writer)
  • W.E.B. DuBois (writer and activist)

Transportation:

  • Automobiles
  • Ocean liners
  • Airplanes
  • Trains
  • Model T
  • Henry Ford

If you would like to study a topic that is not on the list, please ask!