20's

 

Roaring 20's, Speakeasy, & Gangster Party Supplies & Decorations. 

Take your guests back in time to the 1920’s! Our wide selection of speakeasy, prohibition, Gangster, and Great 20's party supplies and decorations help you turn your home into the place to be for guys and dolls!

Fun Facts from the Roaring 20's:

Major cities in the United States were booming and many also called it the "Golden Twenties". The nickname “Flapper” was given to the trendy young women of the time that were often seen at roaring 20’s parties. Along with enjoying jazz music, a flapper was characterized as an independent woman that could drink, smoke, and wear short skirts, all while maintaining her feminine charms. 

  • In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution gave women the right to vote.
  • More Americans started to move to cities rather than live on farms.
  • Pittsburgh’s KDKA became the first commercial radio station in the US in 1920.
  • Baseball became America’s favorite past time & national newspapers created sports sections for the first time to publish news about baseball games.
  • In 1927, The Jazz Singer became the first motion picture with sound.
  • Prohibition made selling alcohol illegal, which gave rise to bootleggers and gangsters.
  • By 1927, Capone had raked in $60 million in alcohol sales.
  • Reader’s Digest Magazine was first published in 1922 .
  • Winnie-the-Pooh was introduced in 1926 by A.A. Milne.