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15 Stunning Photos Show Flapper Girls in All Their Glory

Along with the clandestine nature of speakeasies and blind tigers came the thrill of a brand new style of music called jazz. The new dances and nightlife that went with the sensational music created a youth culture based in excess and excitement, two things the Temperance Movement sought to suppress. But, there was no keeping these gals from having a grand old time!

flapper on board a ship

Flapper on board a ship. Via/ Wiki Commons

flapper slipping a flask into her boot

Flapper slipping a flask into her boot. Via/ Wiki Commons

Flapper with fan

Flapper with a fan. Via/ Library of Congress

doing the Charleston in Washington D.C.

Doing the Charleston in Washington D.C. Via/ Library of Congress

flapper en pointe

Flapper en pointe. Via/ Flickr

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