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How to grow up and be somebody is a particularly modern and American question. Young New Yorkers in the 1920s were surrounded with fresh stories about “making it” from the entertainment boom in theater, radio, and talking film.
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Patricia A. Schechter, “Medical Man and a Smart Girl: Self Improvement" Fanny and Sam: A New York Love Story. Portland, Or.: Portland State University, 2017.