Questions tagged [1930s]

Referring to the time period between 1930 A.D. and 1939 A.D. by the Gregorian calendar.

4 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
4
votes
0answers
200 views

Are there contemporary records of why flappers used cosmetics to create thin, upturned eyebrows?

What were flappers trying to express when they applied cosmetics in this style? The cartoon character Betty Boop has a similar look, which could convey any number of things: hesitation, girlishness, ...
3
votes
0answers
222 views

What uniform is this man wearing in South Wales just before World War 2?

This picture is from a Swansea Facebook group. It was taken in South Wales just before World War 2. He was thought to be a member of the Coast Guard or Civil Defence. What uniform is this man wearing?...
2
votes
0answers
53 views

What was life like in the 1920s to 1930s in Bruno, Saskatchewan?

What was the population, demographics, and types of services that they would have had? Looking for an overview of that whole area during the 1920s and '30s. Would most babies been born at a ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

What was that early TV or cinema commercial which was (maybe) the first to feature a shower/somebody showering?

I don't remember when I saw or heard this, where or in what form, but I either listened to the radio maybe 10-15 years ago, or watched it on TV around the same time. I think they were talking either ...