1900s

Spiced peaches recipe (1904)

Spiced peaches Spiced peaches recipe (1904) #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type: Jam Ingredients 6 pounds of peaches 3-1/2 pounds of granulated sugar 1 pi... Read more...

How to properly carve meats (1904)

Carving meats The art of carving is a very requisite branch of domestic management. It not only belongs to the honors of the table, but is important from an economical point of view. For a ham or a fowl or a... Read more...

No more turkey stuffing? (1905)

No turkey stuffing? Christmas dinner incomplete with out this old-fashioned addition The latest and most obnoxious crank in the gastronomic line is that deluded epicure who asserts that Christmas turkey mus... Read more...

Tips for better school lunches (1904)

School lunches Children living in the country must of necessity carry their lunches with them to school, and it is no easy task to prepare lunches for every day, in the school year, without giving the same t... Read more...

How to shell shrimp (1904)

To shell shrimps It may seem trifling to those who know how to do it, to say anything about shelling shrimps, but there is a right way and a wrong way and it is surely worth while to practice the former. ... Read more...

Raspberry griddle cakes (1904)

Raspberry griddle cakes recipe Raspberry griddle cakes (1904) #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type: Breakfast Ingredients 1-1/2 cups raspberries 1-1/4 cups f... Read more...

Fashion for larger women (1908)

For large women Select a coat semi-fitted in the back with a loose front which should be about half-coat length. The garment, instead of making one look larger, has a tendency to hide the figure which may be t... Read more...

A step-by-step manicure how-to (1902)

Fair fingers self-acquired Woman's latest whim is to perfect herself in the art of manicuring, not because she ever expects to become a professional, but so she may perform the task for herself if so minded. ... Read more...

St Patrick’s Day postcards (1909)

Here is a selection of holiday postcards for St Patrick's Day. They're all from the year 1909, which, from our research, appeared to be a pretty big year for these greeting cards. Greeting postcards to cel... Read more...

What to do with strawberry boxes (1909)

What to do with strawberry boxes Now that strawberries have come there are many ways in which the younger juniors can make useful articles and employ their time with the boxes. Seed markers For seed markers ... Read more...

Game: The Pioneer Road (1902)

How to play the game We call this game "The Pioneer Road," because it represents allegorically the fortunes of the pioneer who sets forth to seek his fortune over hill and mountain, valley and dale, to return ... Read more...

The new spinal anesthesia (1902)

While the spinal anesthesia mentioned herein is still used today, it's also the precursor to the epidural -- the hugely popular anesthetic now commonly used during labor and birth. Anesthesia by new method A ... Read more...

Lovely women who marry homely men (1902)

Lovely women who marry homely men There was, perhaps, as much truth as boasting in the statement of John Wilkes, the famous London Alderman and champion of British electors: "Ugly as I am, if I can have but a ... Read more...

Care of the baby: Fifth month (1905)

Care of the baby: The fifth month What he should weigh, how he should play, thumb-sucking by Dr Emelyn L Coolidge Av normal baby five months old generally doubles his birth weight at this time. He is now... Read more...

Decorate your own fan (1909)

Pretty fans A fan is a dainty trifle, and should be in harmony with the gown. A fan is carried more for its picturesque beauty than for actual use, therefore the materials should be of the most fairylike del... Read more...

Proper care of the bathroom (1905)

Proper care of the bathroom In the household, the bath room ranks with the kitchen in importance. Though the culinary department seems to be the pivot on which domestic affairs turn, the bath room, for obvious... Read more...

Victorian womens’ shoes in blue (1900)

Blue vintage shoes From the dainty and simple to the bold and elaborate, women have loved shoes in many different shapes, styles and colors -- as these pictures attest! Take a look at nine different Victori... Read more...

The den as a spare room (1905)

The den as a spare room Sometimes you can only contrive a den by giving over to the one spare room you have and arranging things in such a way that it may be turned back into a spare room when occasion deman... Read more...

Sage sayings of great people (1902)

Words of wisdom The prosperity of a country depends, not on the abundance of its revenues, nor on the strength of its fortifications, nor on the beauty of its public buildings, but it consists in the number ... Read more...

Cooking and preserving pumpkin (1908)

A reader tells us to try her way of cooking pumpkin: After seeing that it is perfectly clean on the outside, set the pumpkin in a pan and place in the oven; do not peel or cut at all. Bake for an hour or... Read more...

How to close a letter (1904)

Proper form in letters Dear Editor: My sister and I have had a little argument as to the proper forms in concluding letters -- I mean the yours truly, sincerely, et cetera. Will you settle the matter for us th... Read more...
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