They Wore America on Their Sleeves: Fashion and "Americanness" in Interwar America
Hess, Meagan , Department of English, University of Virginia
Howard, Alan, Department of English, University of Virginia
Few periods demonstrate with such clarity the way fashions reflect their own times as do the 1920s and 1930s. This site explores the relationship between clothes and the character of America in these decades, showing how America's ever-changing face was mirrored in the mirrors of its citizens .
MA (Master of Arts)
Originally published on the XRoads site for the UVA American Studies program. Years range from 1995-2005. Content is captured at the level of functionality available on the date of capture.
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