Return to Normalcy 1919 - 1929 . Objectives: Return to Normalcy The Postwar Reaction Allied intervention in Russia Labor Life Urban Riots Bomb Scares Mitchell Palmer Pursues the Bolsheviks The “new” Klan Saco and Vanzetti Women’s Suffrage.
Return to Normalcy1919 - 1929
This is the cover of a 1926 issue of the original Life magazine was done by John Held, Jr. whose drawing captured the flavors of the 1920’s
Bomb that exploded at lunchtime on Wall Street on September 16, 1920. The 38 dead and the hundreds of victims needing medical care had been removed by the time the picture was taken
A 1920 cartoon of an angry Uncle Sam reflects the hysterical fear of "Reds" and anarchists then sweeping the country
A 1929 picture of Warren G. Harding was the first president to address the American people over the radio
Dignitaries who posed for their picture at the opening of the Washington Conference in November 1921
The “Happy warrior” Al Smith addressing his supporters who line the streets of New York
During the 1920’s the United States seemed a land of miracles. Never before were factories making so many new things. Never before had the daily life of a nation been so quickly transformed.
Image of “flappers” and “flaming youth” in the 1920’s created by John Held Jr.