The Post-WWI era was the period of rapid social and political change in the United States. Americans were moving towards cities and the nation’s total wealth more than doubled in the 1920s. The country was industrialized significantly in the 1920s and shifted from an agriculture based-economy to an industrialized nation. A housing boom with mortgages for the middle class on much more generous terms than ever before. Americans were spending huge money on consumer goods such as home appliances, vehicles, and ready-to-wear clothes. By the end of the 1920s, there were radios in more than 12 million households.
These stunning color photos offer a rare glimpse into American life in the 1920s. These photos show the countryside, natives and indigenous people, markets, roads, streets, towns, and cities