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Chicago Entertainment 1919-1939 (Images of America)

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Synopsis:

Chicago has historically been a place of great energy and a showcase of modernity. Determined to wash away the recent memories of World War I, Chicagoans in the 1920s and into the 1930s set out to enjoy themselves, creating a Golden Age of popular entertainment envied throughout the world. Chicago Entertainment Between the Wars, 1919-1939 explores in detail the various old and new playing fields of entertainment that blossomed during this time period, such as dance halls, radio studios, rodeos, theaters, public mechanical musical machines, and movie palaces.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738523309
Author:
Edwards, Jim
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Author:
Edwards, Wynette
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
United States - Midwest - Illinois
Subject:
United States - State & Local - Midwest
Subject:
Chicago (Ill.) History.
Subject:
Chicago (Ill.) - History, Local
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Arcadia Publishing
Series:
Images of America
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.42x6.54x.38 in. .66 lbs.

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Product details 128 pages Arcadia Publishing - English 9780738523309 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Chicago has historically been a place of great energy and a showcase of modernity. Determined to wash away the recent memories of World War I, Chicagoans in the 1920s and into the 1930s set out to enjoy themselves, creating a Golden Age of popular entertainment envied throughout the world. Chicago Entertainment Between the Wars, 1919-1939 explores in detail the various old and new playing fields of entertainment that blossomed during this time period, such as dance halls, radio studios, rodeos, theaters, public mechanical musical machines, and movie palaces.
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