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Fascinatin' Rhythm: Time Off, 12/28/19

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1920s FATHER WITH FOLDING KODAK CAMERA PHOTOGRAPHING WIFE SON DAUGHTER AND AUNT ON WOODEN DUCK BOAT BARNEGAT BAY NEW JERSEY USA

Episode #1952

12/28    Time Off  Americans had enough extra cash in their pockets by the early decades of the 20th century so that ordinary Americans—as opposed to the fabulously wealthy—could take vacations and even dream of moving to the country. They headed for lakes, mountains, and seashores; triumphed more or less over the necessities of the rural life, and endured the endless mosquito bites—and Tin Pan Alley set all of it to song.