Tag Archives: young women

Road Trip 1929: Day 9: Elgin, Illinois

I hope you didn’t miss me too much over my blogging vacation, but Three Months By Car is back! Since I made you wait a while between my last post and now, I wanted to share a transcription with all … Continue reading

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A Photograph Revealed

Three Months By Car has been a part of my life for three years now.  If you’ve been with me from the beginning of this blog (or have caught up since discovering me), you know that I began my research … Continue reading

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The History of the Flapper, Part 1: A Call for Freedom

Hi Everyone, today’s post is a link to a wonderful blog post that came out via the Smithsonian website by Emily Spivack.  It’s on the History of the Flapper, and although I’m not claiming that Dotty, Edie, and Ev were … Continue reading

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Girls vs. Women

Before I begin to share edited parts of my thesis, I felt it was necessary to have this post, which will hopefully be the only one that sound remotely like I could be standing on a soapbox while writing it.  … Continue reading

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A Journey Begins…

Happy New Year, everyone, and welcome to Three Months By Car! In 1929, three young women, ages 23 and 25, went on a three-months-long, tri-country road trip. In total they drove 12,353 miles. They autocamped, stayed in hotels, and occasionally … Continue reading

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