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The Game of Love: Competitive Dating in the 1930s

The Roaring 20s party collided headfirst into the 1929 stock market crash. Courtship had given way to dating as we discussed in The Invention of Dating. But, competitive dating was rising, partially due to the financial crises in the 1930s. 13-15 million workers lost their jobs at the height of The Great Depression in 1933. Scarcity was a […]

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