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These 17 amazing women in history changed the game for generations to come
From suffragettes to scientists, activists, artists & leaders who paved the way for future generations, these women in history have played a key role in shaping our world.
17 antique & vintage St Patrick’s Day postcards from the 1900s – Erin go bragh!
Here, see a collection of antique & vintage St Patrick's Day postcards -- sweet little hello notes people sent to each other a century ago!
Old silent movies: Why so many classic films have been tragically lost (1910s-20s)
See the surprising reasons so many old silent movies have completely disappeared -- leaving us to wonder what cinematic treasures have been lost to the ages.
New York in 1911: Watch Edwardian New Yorkers come to life in this amazing rediscovered film footage
If you have ever wondered what it would be like to have lived a century ago, or to have wandered the streets of a much younger Manhattan, you will be amazed by the footage in New York 1911!
How cowboy actor Tom Mix gained fame on a horse, and lost his life in a car
Cowboy actor Tom Mix - the horse-riding hero of scores of western thrillers of the silent film era - left a lasting legacy after he died in a single-car crash on a highway detour in Arizona.
50 years after the ‘unsinkable’ and tragic Titanic sinking, history took a look back
The story of the Titanic sinking is a tragedy that has captivated audiences for over a century. Despite the passage of time, our fascination with the event and its aftermath has hardly diminished.
The natural wonders of the US seen in this vintage landscape photography are just as breathtaking today (circa 1900)
Have a look at beautiful vintage landscape photography featuring various natural wonders of the US -- as seen around the turn of the last century.
43 sweet vintage Valentine’s Day cards from the early 1900s
Here's a sweet selection of vintage Valentine's Day cards - little love notes people sent to each other by the millions around the early part of the 20th century.
The story of George Ehret & his famous old Hell Gate Brewery is sadder than we ever expected
The man behind the famous Hell Gate Brewery, George Ehret, wasn't just a business success -- he was a success as a human. Find out more about his story!
When was Prohibition, why was it even a thing – and why did the alcohol-free social experiment fail?
When was Prohibition and why didn't it work? Here's the story of how it not only didn't do what it intended, but introduced a cascade of other problems, too.
Old-fashioned hot cross buns recipe
Here's an old-fashioned hot cross buns recipe from the 1960s, plus two more from 1912, so you can pick your favorite way to make some classic Easter buns with real vintage flavor.
Snow removal 100 years ago: See how they did it without modern-day tools
Here's a look back at snow removal 100 years ago, so you can see how much work went into clearing cities after blizzards and other big winter storms.
The life & humor of vaudeville comedian Marshall Pinckney Wilder
Marshall Pinckney Wilder was a hugely successful comedian during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Florence Nightingale’s inspiring life as the founder of modern nursing was one long sacrifice (1820-1910)
When Florence Nightingale died, tributes poured in from around the world -- including ones from American sources like this one.
Vintage circus posters from the 1890s-1930s: Come one, come all to the greatest shows on earth!
Vintage circus posters are a fantastic way to get a glimpse into the world of the old-fashioned circus and all the excitement it offered!
Vintage & retro-style shoes you can get now
If retro and vintage fashion are your thing, check out these seven fantastic styles of footwear styles from the past! Featuring laces, T-straps and buttons,
Happy New Year! A look back at 40 elegant vintage postcards
Take a look back in time at some vintage postcards sent by people in the first two decades of the 1900s to wish friends and family a happy new year!
12 amazing old indoor swimming pools that will make you want to dive right in
It's incredible to see how awesome -- in size, in design, in popularity -- old-fashioned indoor swimming pools could be. Here, take a look at 10 gorgeous pools from days gone by!
DIY vinegar: Recipes for 16 flavored homemade vinegars, including raspberry, strawberry, tarragon & celery
Get old-fashioned recipes to make your own flavored homemade vinegars with fruit and herbs - raspberries, strawberries, pineapple, onions, celery, tarragon and more!
From baby to child: Vintage baby pictures of an adorable little girl growing up from 1915 to 1919
While it's not unusual today for a child's growing up to be well-documented, a chronological series of vintage baby pictures like these were a rare advantage in the early 20th century!
Vintage horror movies: Scary flicks from the silent age to the 60s
Get ready to remember some of the biggest thrills and chills from yesteryear, through these top vintage horror movies - great for Halloween or any time you want a little scare!
‘Twilight Sleep’ seemed like a childbirth miracle in 1915! Here’s a look back at views from that time
This article offers a perspective on "Twilight Sleep" from the year 1915, when there were fewer pain relief options nor as much understanding of labor and delivery.
41 classic sweet potato recipes
Whether you're looking for basic sweet potato recipes or need some ideas for Thanksgiving side dishes, these 41 classic sweet potato recipes cover the gamut, from main dishes to desserts!
See how vintage drugstores 100 years ago sold lots of things you can’t (legally) buy anymore
Here are some things you could buy at vintage drugstores - including many dangerous and strange things that you won't find anywhere today, but were popular in markets during the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
Inspired & simple DIY Halloween decorations: 7 fiendishly clever ideas from the days before party supply stores
Back when cheap Halloween party decor was a distant dream, people had to make their Halloween decorations the old-fashioned way: by getting creative. Ghoul School 1919 is now in session!
RMS Titanic facts: Our ultimate guide to the 1912 disaster & those who survived it
Over 100 years have passed since the shocking Titanic tragedy in 1912. Here we've assembled some essential Titanic facts and stats about the ship, as well as those who traveled on her doomed maiden voyage.
Dr Pepper history: How the famous soft drink made a big name for itself
The history of Dr Pepper is surprisingly long - starting back in the 1800s, in fact. Here's how the brand began and grew and grew to become one of the most popular soft drinks in the world.
Old-school Halloween party table decorations & menu ideas from 100+ years ago
How did people celebrate the spookiest holiday many generations ago? Look here for some very vintage - but hauntingly creative - old-school Halloween party table decor ideas & menus!
20 old-fashioned salad dressing recipes to try
These 20 old-fashioned salad dressing recipes are easy to make, and will give your salads a full, classic flavor that many of today's pre-made dressings can't match!
Titanic cross-section views: See the layout of the doomed ship in these vintage diagrams from 1912
What did the Titanic ship look like inside? Check out several different Titanic cross-section views, and get an idea of the size and the layout of the doomed vessel.