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BEADED DANCE DRESS, 1920s. Beige net w/ allover geometric pattern in gold beads, gold sequin trim

BEADED DANCE DRESS, Beige net w/ allover geometric pattern in gold beads, gold sequin trim. Wish we had reasons to wear things like this regularly.

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“Dance marathons started as a popular fad in the and when organized dance endurance contests attracted people to compete to achieve fame or win monetary prizes.

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I recently looked through some of my photo files, and found a cool photo I hadn't shown you! This photo comes from the 1938 LOOK Magazi.

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Organization devoted to the preservation of historical houses in Rock Island, Illinois.

Political- people would participate, maybe it was a way for the government to get the people mind off of the tragedy happening.

‘Ladies and gentlemen, how long can they last?’: The disturbing craze of dance marathons — News — Royal Opera House

Before skirts climbed to the knee, a lady could keep a flask in her garter during prohibition, 1920s (From This Fabulous Century—1920-1930. Tumblr

Before skirts climbed to the knee, a lady could keep a flask in her garter during prohibition, (From This Fabulous scanned by weirdvintage)

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Maybe smaller version on easel for dance marathon scene.make it so numbers look to be removable or flipable

The dance marathon is a rather strange microcosm of depression America, with the participants barely hanging on by their teeth. Description from goodreads.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Irene Rannhah and Harold Stewart at the Ashland Boulevard Auditorium Dance Marathon, starting their hour of dancing at a. on October Photographer unknown.

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