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

Capital and Labor

Cartoon "Henry's made a lady out of Lizzie"

Walter O'Keefe
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The "Tin Lizzie"--the Model T--was admired, loved, and reviled, but however one felt, it was an inescapable part of the American landscape. The introduction of the more-refined yet affordable Model A Ford inspired the lyrics of this song. New York Journal American archive

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