Archival Anecdotes: Hear the 1920s roar
March 8, 2021
The 1920s are known as being a revolutionary time of growth and modernization, but to be honest I never really understand why. (This is when I note that I am trained as an anthropologist, not a historian.)
I was somewhat surprised to find the answer was both simple and complex: war.
World War I was an unprecedented event, no one had every seen anything like it. In an effort to articulate the...