The1920s—the decade of jazz, the automobile, art deco, motion pictures and indoor plumbing.
Before all of that came a world war, flu pandemic and economic recession. Then boom psychology set in, and the 1920s were off and roaring. In Davidson, the college expanded its curriculum and weathered a fire that destroyed the original Chambers Building.
Thanks in part to the Rockefellers, a $600,000 edifice took its place eight years later. All we know about the dapper gents pictured here is that they were students in the 1920s.
That’s where you come in—send your best try at a photo caption to email@example.com. We’ll pick a winner and feature it in the next magazine (Fall/Winter 2021).