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Show Me Missouri History: Celebrating the Century, Part 2
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TitleShow Me Missouri History: Celebrating the Century, Part 2
AbstractSecond installment of excerpts from a video project by the State Historical Society of Missouri on the history of Missouri in the 20th century dealing with the years 1918-41. Photos and description of major events and trends, including economy (high national rankings in agriculture and manufacturing with high wages for city dwellers but difficult times for farmers, population (down to 9th largest), technological innovations (airplanes, home appliances), women's and black people's living conditions, noted authors (Langston Hughes, Zoe Akins, Harold Bell Wright, Homer Croy, et al.) and entertainers (Walt Disney), the Great Depression, political bossism, and the Jazz Age.
AuthorLinda Brown-Kubisch
Christine Montgomery
DateApril 2000
SourceMissouri Historical Review
Chapter TitlePart 2
Local SubjectMissouri--History
State Historical Society of Missouri
Historical Societies
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID103998
CONTENTdm number13828
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