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

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Love and kisses to Gloria from George Gershwin [Self portrait]

George Gershwin
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This self-caricature was drawn by George Gershwin on a restaurant card and presented to his friend Gloria Swanson. Note the opening bars to "Rhapsody in Blue" above his head.

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