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This is Who We Were: In The 1920s

Table of Contents

Essay on the 1920s



Introduction



Section One: Profiles



Doctor Who Supported Women’s Reproductive Rights in 1921



Elementary School Teacher of Immigrant Children in 1921



Successful Star of the Silents in 1922



Welsh Immigrant Printing Plant Worker in 1923



High School Junior in 1923



Businessman and Anti-Immigration Activist in 1923



Ice Delivery Company Owner in 1923



Dentist in 1924



Civic Leader and Entrepreneur in 1924



Textile Mill Worker in 1925



Miner and Professional Football Player in 1925



Phonograph Salesman in Chicago in 1925



Elementary School Teacher in 1926



Jewish Cartoonist in 1926



Young Stickball Player in 1926



Gideon Sundback and the “Zipper” in 1926



Successful Small Farmer in 1927



Socialite in 1927



Debutante in 1927



Heavyweight Prizefighter in 1927



Blues Singer Florence Mills in 1927



IQ Test Salesman in 1927



WCTU Movie Monitor in 1928



Wall Street Stockbroker in 1928



Piano Teacher in 1928



Female Auto Engineer in 1929



Pro-Immigration Lobbyist in 1929



Dock Boggs, Banjo Player and Singer, in 1929



Section Two: Historical Snapshots



Early 1920s



Mid 1920s



Late 1920s



Section Three: Economy of the Times



Consumer Expeditures



Annual Income



Selected Prices



Value of a Dollar Index 1860-2012



Section Four: All Around Us-What We Saw, Wrote, Read & Listened To



All Around Us-1920s



Section Five: Census Data



State-by-State Comparative Tables: 1920, 1930 amd 2010



United States Summary



Chapter 1: Urban and Rural Population, Metropolitan Districts and Center of Population



Chapter 2: Color or Race, Nativity and Parentage



Chapter 3: Sex Distribution



Chapter 4: State of Birth of the Native Population



Chapter 5: Country of Birth of the Foreign Born



Chapter 6: Country of Origin of the Foreign White Stock



Chapter 7: Mother Tongue of the Foreign-born White Population



Chapter 8: Citizenship of the Foreign Born



Chapter 9: Year of Immigration of the Foreign Born



Chapter 10: Age Distribution



Chapter 11: Marital Condition



Chapter 12: School Attendance



Chapter 13: Illiteracy



Chapter 14: Inabilty to Speak English



Bibliography