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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949.
Athens, Ga. : Hill Street Press, c2000
|Named Person:||Margaret Mitchell; Margaret Mitchell|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Margaret Mitchell; Patrick Allen
|Notes:||Columns written for the Atlanta journal Sunday magazine from 1922 to 1926.|
|Description:||xx, 330 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Mode and Manners. Atlanta girl sees Italian revolution ; Dancers now drown out even the cowbell ; Spring styles in slang reach Atlanta ; Who owns the school girl's nose? ; Pep, brains, and clothes win beauty contests ; What keeps women young now ; Boyish bob brings back the corset ; The cat no longer has pajamas ; Gum chewed at both weddings and funerals ; What makes the pretty girl pretty ; All dolled up like French pastry --
2. The debutante and the "new woman". Society girls take up business ; Do husbands object to their wives voting? ; How it all comes out in the wash ; Jobs before marriage for High School girls ; Pulling teeth in a harem --
3. In and out of wedlock. "No dumbbells wanted," say Atlanta debs ; Just like a woman; ditto for men ; Football players make the best husbands ; Divorces for canaries ; Wives wanted by world's greatest freaks ; Do working girls make the best wives? ; College girls tell how men should propose ; Georgia bids good-bye to elopements ; Marriage licences that are never used ; Shot three times and missed him- divorced --
4. Personality sketches. Plant wizard does miracles here ; Maxim tells of perfume, war, and poetry ; Heroine of Siege of Urfa is in Atlanta ; Bridesmaid of eighty-seven recalls Mittie Roosevelt's wedding ; Valentino declares he isn't a sheik ; Former policewoman, held in shooting, needs the help she gave to so many girls ; Two New York girls out-walk death ; Novelist loved Atlanta girl's picture ; Fulton County's first woman treasurer ; Grandma Veal speaks her mind on her 102nd birthday ; 647-pound girl deplores short skirts ; Harry Thaw sees Atlanta's battlefields ; Atlanta doctor at O. Henry's deathbead --
5. Flappers and sheiks. Laundry list sung by Altanta sub-deb ; Atlanta sub-debs pass up Tutankhamen ; Tech boys tell why girls are rushed ; Road show girls record dressers ; Only one Atlanta girl likes whiskers ; What it costs to rush a girl --
6. About Atlanta and Georgia. Spring ; Hanging over Atlanta in Borglum's swing ; Georgia's empress and women soldiers ; Camp meeting at Mount Gilead ; Crooks, debs, and financiers seek and read future ; Atlanta's favorite limericks ; General John Brown Gordon (Georgia generals, part I) ; When General Cobb wrote the Georgia code (Georgia generals, part II) ; General Wright, Georgia's hero at Gettysburg (Georgia generals, part III) ; General Benning, hero of "Burnside's Bridge" (Georgia generals, part IV) --
7. Bunko gangs and rum runners. Gay flowers made in DeKalb prison ; Lifer back in jail because he told the truth ; Why more boys and girls go insane now ; Federal prisoner finds con man king of crooks ; Gallows room at tower used as pantry ; "Honest man" wakes to find himself a crook --
8. "News of books and writers". These barren leaves by Aldous Huxley (review) ; Numerous treasure by Robert Keable (review) ; Soldiers' pay by William Faulkner (review) ; Former Atlanta woman writes novel.
|Responsibility:||edited by Patrick Allen.|