Corrine Griffith, Ziegfield performer

Decade at a Glance

The 1910 census counts 92,407,000 Americans. One in 1000 marriages ends in divorce. The average worker earns $75 per year while a Ziegfield showgirl on Broadway earns $75 per week. Corrine Griffith, a future Paul R. Williams client, is pictured here as an early Ziegfield showgirl.

As industry expands, 2.1 million American workers join unions and participate in 1,204 labor strikes across the country. There is much social and labor unrest.

Movies are popular. Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and Pearl White are America's favorite movie stars.