Laurie Stein, curator at the History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff, looks over a 1920s-style radio and some Marshall Field’s receipts from the same era, which are on display at the 20 in the 20s exhibit. Photos by Peter Kaspari/22nd Century Media
Laurie Stein, curator at the History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff, looks over a ‘20s-style dress.
Stein looks over a display containing items that are popular today, including lifestyle magazines.
One of the displays at the History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff, as shown by Stein, compares slang from the 1920s to slang from the 2020s.
The new exhibit features an interactive element, where people can use color-coded markers to mark what they accomplished in their 20s.
Stein said this typewriter was used in the 1920s.
Peter Kaspari, Editor
3:00 am CDT March 11, 2020
Growing up in the 1920s as a woman in her 20s was a drastically different world than it is today.