Indispensable insights into the life of New York — and America as a whole — in the first half of the 20th century. From Harlem’s drag balls of the 20s — perhaps the largest indoor gatherings in the city — to the sailors’ bars to to the careful signals of the 50s, when just wearing the wrong clothes could get a man arrested for “disorderly conduct”, Chauncey has been through the primary sources and pulled out historical trends and vivid anecdotes. A gold-mine for writers.
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