Les Coleporteurs and the Jazz Age
Use the following criteria as you gather information on your person from the Jazz Age.
Where was this person born?
Was he or she born into a wealthy family?
What kind of education did he or she have?
How did he or she get into his or her chosen field?
What was this person's field of endeavor?
What innovations did this person bring to that field?
How was this person associated with the Porters?
Caution: Many of these people were just socialites who spent their idle lives in pursuit of pleasure and diversion. However, associating with a "wild" crowd such as the Porters ran with would have been considered disgraceful by the person's parents and family. See if you can discover what attracted your person to the Porters.
Find at least one other person with whom this person associated, and briefly state what they were known for.