The rich cultural life of Paris proved irresistibly alluring to many Americans after WWI. We examine "Paris Noir", where many Black Americans settled; and Montparnasse, where many White American writers and artists gathered - Hemingway, Miller, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Man Ray. The World’s Fair in Paris in 1925 produced Art Déco.
Peter Harris is the former Assistant Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto and Special Lecturer in the Vic One Program, Victoria College. He has lectured to various seniors’ groups in the Toronto area.