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Historic Nightlife In Motion

Posted by Published on April 18, 2019

“A history of nightlife!–what an interesting concept…activities that take place in the multitude of discos, dance parlors, and clubs…the way people live is determined on half-lit streets, in bars, and in smoky late-night restaurants.” — David Byrne Throughout history, nightlife has represented perhaps both the best and worst of many cultures – from the lively Jazz clubs of America to the glittering cabarets and theatres of Weimar…

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During the Great Depression gangsters were glorified as celebrities for their illegal deeds and flamboyant lives. From bootleggers to bank robbers, we count down the baddest boys and girls in American history. 10. Machine Gun Kelly George Barnes Jr., also known as Machine Gun Kelly (1990-1954), was a formidable gangster during the Prohibition famous for his penchant towards Thompson submachine guns. His crimes included bootlegging, armed…

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