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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Yet while most of the country suffered the effects of the stock-market crash, many of the nation's wealthiest families continued to make money throughout the decade. High society went on unabated by Hoovervilles, food lines, and strikes. Families such as Chicago's Marshall Fields, Boston's Kennedys, and New York's Vanderbilts threw lavish parties, covered their women with jewelry, and bought fancy Paris originals. Many women in such families competed with Hollywood stars in setting fashion trends.

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