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Baltimore in the Roaring Twenties

  • Dnipro Club 3101 O Donnell Street Baltimore, MD, 21224 United States (map)

Join us for our annual Canton Memories program. This year we’ll be looking back at Baltimore in the roaring 20s.

Baltimore in the Roaring Twenties—The Emergence of a Modern Industrial City:  
In an era of change, few cities in the 1920's changed more then Baltimore.  From a mercantile trading based community, Baltimore became an industrial powerhouse.  While the population enjoyed the amenities of a post-world war modern life, businesses were finding a nearly perfect climate - social, political, labor force, geographic - to locate operations in Baltimore, a dynamic, growing city a time when throwing off convention was part of the new social fabric.


Jack Burkert, senior educator at the Baltimore Museum of Industry,

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