Anna May Wong was the first Chinese American movie star.
Posts Tagged: 1920s
The New York State Training School for Girls, 1904-1975
The New York State Training School for Girls was established in Hudson, New York in 1904 as a new establishment for the internment of “incorrigible” girls between the ages of 12 and 15.
Jones Valley High School of Birmingham, 1925-1974
Today Teenage is screening in Birmingham, Alabama at the Sidewalk Film Festival, so we’re celebrating Birmingham teens.
Brooklyn Poem Prodigy
Brooklyn native Nathalia Crane was just nine years old when she published her first poem in The New York Sun (they thought they were publishing an adult).
Barbara Newhall Follett, Vanished Novelist
Barbara Newhall Follett published her first novel The House Without Windows, at the age of 12.
There was much to do in 1922 over the flapper subspecies with the “peculiar shuffling gait,” weird handshake (done without clasping hands), black and white dresses, and turned back coat lapels decorated with splendid sparkling paperclips, called The Shifters.
A 1930’s Bedouin youth in Palmyra, an ancient city in present-day Syria.
Motion Picture School
1925 — The hopeful applicants to Paramount Motion Picture School on Astoria, Long Island!
Harold Teen was a popular comic strip in the 1920s written and drawn by Carl Ed.
Swim Girl, Swim!
Gertrude Ederle learned in swim at age 9 in while summering in her New Jersey cottage.