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THEATER 6 - Costume Unit 1900 thru 1940's: 1920s

1920s Fashion

circa 1920: Women standing by a convertible car, wearing fur lined coats. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1920s Fashions. Photographer. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 16 Nov 2011.

Image Database

Britannica Image Quest 

The best place to search for images.

Search tip: use keywords "1920s fashion" and "1920s" to find a fascinating selection of images of people, places, events and artifacts.

*Be sure to cite the images you use. Copy the MLA citation on the lower right hand side.

Remote Access

To access databases and eBook articles outside of school you will need passwords.

To find them, go to the "Library, Middle School" teacher page. There you will find a list of online resources complete with links, usernames and passwords.

Click here to login to Teacher Pages.

Pop Culture Universe database

Pop Culture Universe  Begin your research here!

Select "Explore a Decade"

Go to "Introduction to the 1920s"  for an overview

See "Media & Visuals"

See "Facts & Figures" to find

  • "Fashion Trends 1920-1924"
  • "Fashion Trends 1925-1929

See "Timeline"

Research Tip: Copy the source citation located at the bottom of each article you use

eBook Articles

Men's Fashion

Mens Fashion  American Decades (eBook)

Women's Fashion

Women's Fashion: Radical Changes  American Decades (eBook)

Fashion Overview

The 1920s: Fashion: Overview  American Decades (eBook)

Clothing, 1919-29   Fashion, Costume, and Culture (eBook)

Research Tip: Copy the source citation located at the bottom of each article you use.

Selected websites

Fashion History