Toys for a safe and sane fourt...

Jul 1, 2013 by

Now that firecrackers, caps and gunpowder are no longer in fashion for fourth of July celebrations it is rather difficult sometimes to think of ways in which we will be allowed to do honor to the greatest of our legal holidays.

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Dwindling reminders of New Yor...

Jun 25, 2013 by

Thirty-two buildings all that are left to remind New York City of colonial times There are in New York City thirty-two buildings...

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Clothes trees for the kiddies ...

Jun 15, 2013 by

Clothes tree for the kiddies Much work and confusion may be avoided when the children undress at night if each one is made the proud...

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Fun at the beach (1910s –...

Jun 5, 2013 by

Fully-dressed at the beach (c1920) Suit vests at the seaside, of course! Somewhere in New York or along the coast northward. Same day...

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Lemonade time! 3 recipes (1915...

Jun 4, 2013 by

The lemon is the family’s best friend when the sun’s sizzling hot by Caroline Coe Hot enough for you today, Mrs...

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Native prairie homes 3,500 yea...

Apr 23, 2013 by

We’re not completely sure where this discovery led, but think it may be related to the Nebraska Phase People and/or Nebraska...

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Vintage natural egg dyeing met...

Mar 20, 2013 by

The USAA says that when shell eggs are hard-cooked, the protective coating is washed away, leaving open pores in the shell where...

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Allow men at women’s bas...

Feb 12, 2013 by

Worcester basketball girls: Allow men at games The wrangle over male spectators being barred from high school girls’ basketball...

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Easy embroidered Christmas gif...

Nov 28, 2012 by

Eleventh hour suggestions for gifts Just one week before Christmas and you have hunted and hunted and have not found the little in...

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Vintage & retro-style sho...

Nov 19, 2012 by

Vintage shoe styles for women If retro- and vintage-fashion are your thing, check out these seven fantastic styles of footwear styles...

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Poem & recipe: Old Aunt J...

Nov 12, 2012 by

Old Aunt Jemimia’s pumpkin pie He lives in vain, he who may die, And never taste a pumpkin pie. Perhaps my story is too long,...

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Good form: Tips for proper man...

Nov 5, 2012 by

Telephone etiquette Correct though it is to employ a telephone for social purposes, there have been established certain rules in...

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How to stop the hiccups (1917)

Oct 30, 2012 by

How to stop the hiccups What is the remedy for an attack of hiccups? -NBZ One good remedy is to take a deep breath. Study the hiccup...

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A day in NYC’s parks (19...

Oct 29, 2012 by

Here’s a page showing several little vignettes of life at the parks in New York City — from the artist in Central Park to...

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Movie Tarzans through the year...

Oct 29, 2012 by

Tarzans, from the first in 1918 to the present Elmo Lincoln Gene Polar P Dempsey Tabler James N Pierce Frank Merrill Buster Crabbe...

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Thomas Edison at home (1916)

Oct 27, 2012 by

Thomas A Edison in Glenmont, his Llewellyn Park (NJ) home Click the page image to see a larger version Captions: A characteristic...

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Science gives new explanations...

Oct 10, 2012 by

Science gives us a new explanation of dreams Prof Freud’s theory that all dreams have a meaning and can be definitely...

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A real haunted house? (1913)

Oct 8, 2012 by

A real haunted house There is hardly a village in any English-speaking country which does not have its haunted house, of which...

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A very overdue library book fr...

Oct 5, 2012 by

This copy of The Forum — a bound volume covering the magazine issues from January to June, 1919 — was a library book...

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Wrist pets (1915)

Oct 5, 2012 by

Get a wrist pet to be in style Isabelle Wagoner introduces a new fad to “emphasize the fur season.” She appeared in Los...

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Are you ready for Halloween? (...

Oct 4, 2012 by

Are you ready for Halloween? Down from centuries comes the feast on the eve of All Saints day, and despite the fact that the...

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6-room bungalow home plan (191...

Oct 1, 2012 by

Bungalow style home design and floorplan 6 rooms, 2 halls and complete bath Rough siding stained brown, stucco gables and green...

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Putting a stop to bank hold-up...

Sep 30, 2012 by

Putting a stop to bank hold-ups The latest burglar device, according to “The Electrical Experimenter,” is a mechanism...

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Conjoined twins amaze scientis...

Sep 27, 2012 by

Twins born to French mother astound all scientists The most astonishing case before the medical world today is that of the babies,...

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How to care for a watch (1910)

Sep 25, 2012 by

How to care for a watch Be careful of your watch; it is too delicate an article to be roughly handled. One wonders sometimes how some...

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How to take care of your eyes ...

Sep 19, 2012 by

For girls only! How to take care of your eyes in summertime by Madame Millefleurs “Blast my eyes,” used to be the...

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Through the water at fifty-sev...

Sep 18, 2012 by

Through the water at fifty-seven miles an hour A striking picture of the world’s greatest speed achievement in motor boats Here...

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Walter Johnson: The swiftest p...

Sep 13, 2012 by

Walter Johnson, affectionately known as “The Big Train” played his entire 21-year major league career with the Washington...

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Houdini escapes from a box sun...

Sep 12, 2012 by

Houdini, Vaudeville Man, Does “Stunt” in East River Escapes from sunken box Such a big crowd collected to see Harry...

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The end of the telephone eaves...

Sep 6, 2012 by

Sweethearts can tell secrets over the phone now if they use new invention Seattle, Wash, June 26 – The death knell of...

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The Hamptons: Color images of ...

Sep 5, 2012 by

These photos show how the gardens at Gray Gardens — located on the sweetly-named Lily Pond Lane in East Hampton, New York...

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Tom Mix becomes a roping Romeo...

Sep 4, 2012 by

Tom Mix becomes a roping Romeo The full breath of the big ranches with their stirring horsemen, their daring deeds, their ambitions,...

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Tom Mix’s stunts in Mr L...

Aug 29, 2012 by

Some roll Tom Mix made a daring ride on his horse Tony, down a 200 foot embankment for a scene in his latest William Fox photoplay,...

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146 die in Triangle Shirtwaist...

Aug 29, 2012 by

To this day, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York on March 25, 1911, remains the deadliest industrial disaster in the...

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Does Henry Ford drive a Ford? ...

Aug 29, 2012 by

Does Henry Ford Ford? You bet he does! Idah M’Glone Gibson watches him do it by Idah M’Glone Gibson Detroit, Mich., July...

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Building modern El Paso (1914)

Aug 28, 2012 by

Building modern El Paso Far-sighted El Pasoans selected present Grand View addition as future residential suburb of El Paso, and it...

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The top automobiles for 1911

Aug 26, 2012 by

Types of the leading motor cars Cars featured: Alco limousine (1911) Chadwick Great Six Chalmers “Forty” touring...

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Jug-handle hairstyle for the b...

Aug 23, 2012 by

Vintage hairstyle: The jug-handle for the business girl This is the way the young business girl can wear her hair to be both stylish...

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Parents should supervise toys ...

Aug 20, 2012 by

Parents should superintend children’s play — it’s an important factor by Minna S Parks The nature of a...

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