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How the twenties roared in North Carolina
In North Carolina in the early 20th century, page 6.2
Brief history of North Carolina during the 1920s, when growth in cities, industry, and commerce changed people's lives -- though not always for the better.
Format: article
By Elizabeth Gillespie McRae.
North Carolina in the early 20th century
Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the first decades of the twentieth century (1900–1929). Topics include changes in technology and transportation, Progressive Era reforms, World War I, women's suffrage, Jim Crow and African American life, the cultural changes of the 1920s, labor and labor unrest, and the Gastonia stirke of 1929.
Format: book (multiple pages)
The booming twenties
In North Carolina in the early 20th century, page 6.1
A brief history of the United States in the 1920s.
Format: article
The "flapper"
In North Carolina in the early 20th century, page 6.11
Contemporary description of the "flapper" and the changes in American culture in the 1920s. Includes historical background and commentary.
Format: magazine/primary source
Commentary and sidebar notes by L. Maren Wood.