The Lost Generation Iman Allen

The Great Migration

An example of the Great Migration: a trek completed by Black Americans from the south to cities in the north, looking for better work and equal pay.

example of discrimination black americans faced on way
Sinclair Lewis

"Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country."

Few of the writers during this period, he was the first writer in the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1930.

Nu au Soleil (Nude in the Sun), 1935

Surrealism: the movemment art and literature that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind- made a boom during this time, traveling from Spain over to the Americas.

Portrait of Madame Metzinger (1911) by Jean Metzinger
All art by Jean Metzinger, a popular

All art by Jean Metzinger, a popular surrealist at the time.

Zora Neale Hurston

"There are years that ask questions and years that answer."

Zora Neale Huraton was a Black short story writer, folklorist, that wrote the acclaimed novel "Their Eyes are Watching."

The invention of the radio.

Early radio stations were started by newspaper companies that thought radio's would replace their papers, the first radio station was KDKA in 1920. After this, radio boomed and manufacturers were constantly producing these.


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