In the 1920's all a lot of things were changing. One of those things was the technology. Some of those inventions were the nickelodeon and the camera. According to the 1920's Photography and Cameras it stated "The 1920's saw metal become an important medium in the construction of cameras. Nickel, chrome and aluminum were used to create parts, plating and castings." This connects to the roaring 20's because this is the beginning of the technology we use today.
According to the reading Roaring Twenties, it's said that "African Americans had a hard time in the early 1900's. They did not have the same rights as the whites." But in 1909 a group called NAACP was formed, they stood up for African American rights. That's when in the 20's groups of African American's were coming together to make Music, to dance, make art, and write. Zora Neal Hurston is an example of one of the many incredible African American people who were apart of the Harlem Renaissance, Zora was a writer she wrote the book "Their Eyes were Whatching God", and many more. But Zora is just an example of one of the many people who were apart of the Harlem Renaissance.
In the 20's people who were in the south and were former slaves, they were moving up to the north. The African Americans were only going to the north because they needed to find jobs and the U.S. had a lot of that. But when they got their they were discriminated because of the color of their skin therefore they could not get good jobs and were payed very little. This article will help you understand more.
This picture shows a women barging in to the mens office, fighting for Suffrage. Mind you that back then going into a man's office was a restricted area for women in the 20's.
In the 20's a lot of things were changing and one of the things that were changing and are well known is the Women's Suffrage. This video will give you an idea on what it was like for the women in the 20's during the suffrage movement.