The Flea Hop

Perhaps the most familiar symbol of the 20s, the Flapper.

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She bobbed her hair, smoke, drank and wore her hemline scandelously short.

History.com has this to say of the Roaring 20s:

“What many young people wanted to do was dance: the Charleston, the cake walk, the black bottom, the flea hop. Jazz bands played at dance halls like the Savoy in New York City and the Aragon in Chicago; radio stations and phonograph records (100 million of which were sold in 1927 alone) carried their tunes to listeners across the nation. Some older people objected to jazz music’s “vulgarity” and “depravity” (and the “moral disasters” it supposedly inspired), but many in the younger generation loved the freedom they felt on the dance floor.”

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