Journal American press photo ‘The Charleston.’ Traced back to the Ashanti people in Africa by some dance scholars, the Charleston and other dances popularized in Harlem shows and nightclubs swept the country in the 1920s

Journal American press photo ‘The Charleston.’ Traced back to the Ashanti people in Africa by some dance scholars, the Charleston and other dances popularized in Harlem shows and nightclubs swept the country in the 1920s