This is an image of "flappers" doing the Charleston in 1924. This was a popular dance during this point in time. Pop culture- the Charleston became a common dance among young men and women in the 1920s. People were having a good time going to clubs and drinking alcohol, shopping and living the “high life”. Also, the 1920s was known as the “jazz age” gramophones often played jazz music that was what people did the Charleston dance to.

This is an image of "flappers" doing the Charleston in 1924. This was a popular dance during this point in time. Pop culture- the Charleston became a common dance among young men and women in the 1920s. People were having a good time going to clubs and drinking alcohol, shopping and living the “high life”. Also, the 1920s was known as the “jazz age” gramophones often played jazz music that was what people did the Charleston dance to.

1927: The first Miss America from Illinois was the one who kept the title the longest, from 1927 to 1933. Her extended reign had less to do with her "pulchritude" (a word that turns up a lot in old Miss America news stories) than with the pageant's cancellation due to complaints that the contestants not only exposed their flesh but also wanted some compensation for participating. But Lois Delander, who was only 16, just wanted to finish high school. She did, later married and lived in…

1927: The first Miss America from Illinois was the one who kept the title the longest, from 1927 to 1933. Her extended reign had less to do with her "pulchritude" (a word that turns up a lot in old Miss America news stories) than with the pageant's cancellation due to complaints that the contestants not only exposed their flesh but also wanted some compensation for participating. But Lois Delander, who was only 16, just wanted to finish high school. She did, later married and lived in…

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