eBook This is Who We Were: In the 1920s, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1619252996
  • ISBN-13: 9781619252998
  • DDC: 973.91
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 500 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

This is Who We Were, provides the reader with a deeper understanding of what life was like in America in 1920 and how it compares statistically to life today. Using both original material from the 1920 Census (reprinted here in a different color), readers will find richly-illustrated Personal Profiles, Economic Data, and Current Events to give meaning and depth to what life was like in 1920 America. Next, a wide range of data from the 1920 and 2010 Census are put side-by-side so users can quickly and easily see differences and similarities over these years.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Essay on the 1920s.
Introduction.
1: Profiles.
2: Doctor Who Supported Women's Reproductive Rights in 1921.
3: Elementary School Teacher of Immigrant Children in 1921.
4: Successful Star of the Silents in 1922.
5: Welsh Immigrant Printing Plant Worker in 1923.
6: High School Junior in 1923.
7: Businessman and Anti-Immigration Activist in 1923.
8: Ice Delivery Company Owner in 1923.
9: Dentist in 1924.
10: Civic Leader and Entrepreneur in 1924.
11: Textile Mill Worker in 1925.
12: Miner and Professional Football Player in 1925.
13: Phonograph Salesman in Chicago in 1925.
14: Elementary School Teacher in 1926.
15: Jewish Cartoonist in 1926.
16: Young Stickball Player in 1926.
17: Gideon Sundback and the “Zipper” in 1926.
18: Successful Small Farmer in 1927.
19: Socialite in 1927.
20: Debutante in 1927.
21: Heavyweight Prizefighter in 1927.
22: Blues Singer Florence Mills in 1927.
23: IQ Test Salesman in 1927.
24: WCTU Movie Monitor in 1928.
25: Wall Street Stockbroker in 1928.
26: Piano Teacher in 1928.
27: Female Auto Engineer in 1929.
28: Pro-Immigration Lobbyist in 1929.
29: Dock Boggs, Banjo Player and Singer, in 1929.
30: Historical Snapshots.
31: Early 1920s.
32: Mid 1920s.
33: Late 1920s.
34: Economy of the Times.
35: Consumer Expenditures.
36: Annual Income, Standard Jobs.
37: Selected Prices.
38: The Value of a Dollar, 1860-2013.
39: All Around Us.
40: All Around Us.
41: Census Data.
42: State-by-State Comparative Tables: 1920, 1930 amd 2010.
43: Population—United States Summary.
44: Urban and Rural Population Metropolitan Districts and Center of Population.
45: Color or Race, Nativity and Parentage.
46: Sex Distribution.
47: State of Birth of the Native Population.
48: Country of Birth of the Foreign Born.
49: Country of Origin of the Foreign White Stock.
50: Mother Tongue of the Foreign-Born White Population.
51: Citizenship of the Foreign Born.
52: Year of Immigration of the Foreign Born.
53: Age Distribution.
54: Marital Condition.
55: School Attendance.
56: Illiteracy.
57: Inability to Speak English.
Bibliography.
Index.