October 16th, 2016

a multitude of questions re: the 1920s

setting: Chicago, Illinois circa 1924 or 1925; the character in question was born in London, November of 1907

I have a character I created for a joint Call of Cthulhu/Mansions of Madness campaign; he's a rather precocious young man who was born in London and emigrated to Chicago with his family when he was very young. By precocious, I mean fluent in multiple languages by the age of 19 (which is approximately his age during the game timeframe), attending college beginning around 13 or 14. However, in building his backstory I ran into a few walls while doing research...

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