Fashion and Design, 1920-1929

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Author: Alice Wu
Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 3: 1920-1929. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 1
Content Level: (Level 3)
Lexile Measure: 920L

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Alice Wu

Entries are arranged in chronological order by date of primary source. For entries with one primary source, the entry title is the same as the primary source title. Entries with more than one primary source have an overall entry title, followed by the titles of the primary sources.


Important Events in Fashion and Design, 1920–1929 … 194


Young Men's Fashions of the 1920s … 197

"Shorts: A Coming Fashion" The Boys' Outfitter, April 1920

"My First Long Pants"
Julius Raskin, 1998

The Arrow Collar Man … 201

Arrow Collars and Shirts Advertisement;
Golden Arrow Collars Advertisement
J.C. Leyendecker, 1920s

Egyptian Influence on Fashion … 205

"They Watch Egypt for Fashion News"
The New York Times, February 18, 1923

"Egypt Dominates Fashion Show Here";
Shoecraft Advertisement
The New York Times, February 25, 1923


Cecil Mack and James P. Johnson,
1923 … 208

"Blonde or Brunette―Your Color Harmony in a Jantzen"; "Jantzen: The Nation’s Swimming Suit"

Jantzen, Inc., 1924, 1928 … 210

The Autobiography of an Idea

Louis Sullivan, 1924 … 213

"Here We Are Again!"

George W. Sutton, Jr., January 1926 … 216

"What Price Beauty?"

Mrs. C. B. Sanders, January 1926 … 219

Maidenform Brassiere Patent

William and Ida Rosenthal, October 12,
1926 … 224

Textile Designs of the 1920s … 231

Americana Print: Pegs
Charles Buckels Falls, 1927

John Held Jr., 1927

Mothballs and Sugar
Edward Steichen, ca. 1927

Dwight Taylor, 1927

Dymaxion House … 236

"Plan—;Isometric and Elevation of a
Minimum Dymaxion Home"
R. Buckminster Fuller, 1927

"4D House (1928)"
R. Buckminster Fuller, 1928

The Schiaparelli Sweater

Elsa Schiaparelli, 1927 … 239

The Metropolis of Tomorrow

Hugh Ferriss, 1929 … 242

Men at Work

Lewis W. Hine, 1932 … 248

Portrait of Myself

Margaret Bourke-White, 1963 … 251

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3490200479