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Teaching the American Twenties: Exploring the Decade through Literature and Art

Rise of Women

"The Charleston"

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Journal American
Date:
n.d.
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Journal American press photo "The Charleston." Traced back to the Ashanti people in Africa by some dance scholars, the Charleston and other dances popularized in Harlem shows and nightclubs swept the country in the 1920s.


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