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Noboru Foujioka, Charleston, c.1927

The term “Charleston” refers to a type of dance popular in the 1920s, in which dancers performed to jazz music. From the title, we can infer that this work is identical to
“Fraternal Prejudice” (exhibited at the Salons of America in 1926), which humorously depicts a man and a woman dancing in a tavern. It depicts the frenzy of nightly parties
held in black market saloons during the Prohibition era and people dancing to jazz music.