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

Rise of Women

Fashion illustrations by Gordon Conway

Gordon Conway
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Magazine images of flappers emphasized their vibrant youth and fun-loving freedom. Vogue's Gordon Conway often illustrated the "new woman" in happy, unfettered motion, wearing whimsical, vividly-colored dresses.

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