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Cedar Rapids in the Roaring Twenties

Author: 

Clarence A. Andrews.  Cedar Rapids in the Roaring Twenties.  The Palimpsest 68 (1987), 32-49.
Available at: https://ir.uiowa.edu/palimpsest/vol68/iss1/5

This article is a memoir of Cedar Rapids almost 100 years ago and daily life in the city, from sports to cars, radio, and movies.  This is a good example of how daily life began to change, and became more recognizably modern, in the early 20th Century.  Think about how communications and transportation are similar to today.