The experimental city (1967)

Jan 1, 2012 by

The experimental city A city without slums, traffic jams, noise, smog, water shortages or pollution, industrial blight, junk yards,...

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Women: How to balance work and...

Dec 30, 2011 by

A few hints on balance true for work and play by Lilian Lauferty No one ever yet made a success of any job to which he did not bring...

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Victorian womens’ shoes ...

Dec 26, 2011 by

Blue vintage shoes From the dainty and simple to the bold and elaborate, women have loved shoes in many different shapes, styles and...

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How to decorate the new ice cr...

Dec 16, 2011 by

How to decorate the new ice creams Oolong frappé a la chrysanthemum Lemon ice is colored and additionally flavored with a strong...

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Lincoln assassinated: Official...

Dec 13, 2011 by

Last evening at about 9:30 p.m., at Ford’s Theatre, the President, while sitting in his private box with Mrs. Lincoln, Mrs. Harris, and Major Rathburn, was shot by an assassin who suddenly entered the box and approached behind the President.

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Santa and reindeer (1929)

Nov 27, 2011 by

Here’s a look at Santa calling his reindeer on a Christmas postcard — originally mailed in 1929: A Christmas Greeting...

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The remedy for obesity (1895)

Nov 26, 2011 by

The over-fleshy woman is seldom, if ever, a beauty To reduce her flesh she must put many things on the black list and follow close...

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Wedding etiquette: Church deco...

Nov 25, 2011 by

The very latest fashions and follies in vogue “Happy is the bride that the sun shines on!” But those brides that have...

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Silhouette photography: The la...

Nov 25, 2011 by

Silhouette images by Karl Struss, featured in the NY Sun’s Sunday Lithogravure Supplement in February 1916: Silhouette portrait...

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Should little girls play with ...

Nov 25, 2011 by

Should little girls play with dolls? Kids and noted women differ Mrs. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, reputed one of the most intellectual...

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Christmas dinner from the Whit...

Nov 25, 2011 by

OUR XMAS DINNER What the Leading Ladies of the Land Recommend A MENU FROM THE WHITE HOUSE Mrs Harrison’s Sausage Rolls —...

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Advice to the wife with a tale...

Nov 24, 2011 by

The wife with a talent I am writing to you about a matter on which I sorely need advice. I am a woman with a talent and it is giving...

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Old-fashioned plum pudding rec...

Nov 24, 2011 by

I have read lately (but I think not in your column) a piteous plea for the Christmas plum pudding of yore. The petitioner is a man...

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Milady’s correct corset ...

Nov 22, 2011 by

Milady’s correct corset… and the corset’s correct styles After years of deliberation and search through the fashion...

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8 different Christmas cakes fr...

Nov 22, 2011 by

Xmas cakes from many cooks Every housewife has her favorite recipe for Christmas cakes, but she is also open to conviction when the...

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New frocks for the discriminat...

Nov 22, 2011 by

Fluffy Ruffles coming back again There have been many fond reminiscences in the last few years concerning the type of dress which...

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How to make holiday puddings &...

Nov 20, 2011 by

Now is the time to prepare holiday puddings and cakes by Virginia Carter Lee Many of the best-loved dainties ripen and improve with...

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House and table decorations fo...

Nov 19, 2011 by

House and table decorations for the holidays It is doubtful if St Nick in all his travels ever beholds a dwelling in which, no effort...

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