Shaker Costumes, 1956


This file appears in: The Good Life in Shaker Heights
Shaker Costumes, 1956

In contrasting the utopian community of the North Union Shakers with the nation's wealthiest city, Cosmopolitan offered the following thoughts: "In modern Shaker Heights, the only shakers to be found are cocktail shakers, the only frenzied dancing to be seen is the Twist, and the communism of old has been replaced by what can only be described as galloping capitalism."

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