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2: THE ROARING TWENTIES and THE GREAT FALL (1920’s-1945)

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    CHAPTER 2: THE ROARING TWENTIES & THE GREAT FALL (1920’s-1945)

    This is a striking image of people crammed onto a train. A man reads a newspaper as a man behind him is playing his violin. A woman stares straight ahead and in the backgound New York City's skyline can be seen through the window as they travel over the bridge.

    Albert Potter, Modern Music, 1933-1936, linoleum cut on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Irving Potter, 1989. CC0.