Below are several chapters from a book that was issued the same year as the Titanic disaster, and was called simply Titanic. While many aspects of the... Click to read more...
Free electricity for everyone? It means that if Nikola Tesla succeeds in harnessing the electrical earth currents and putting them to work for man there will be an end to oppressive extortionate monopolies in steam, telephones, telegraphs and the other commercial uses of electricity
How did the Kentucky Derby get started? Now, the famous Louisville horse race is the first part of the American Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, but when it started, people didn't know how important and iconic the Derby would eventually become. Here's a look back at its history.
Popcorn pie? Macaroni and popcorn? Popcorn omelet? If you thought popcorn balls and cheesy popcorn was the limit of corny creativity, you were wrong. Here are 42 popcorn recipes to try.
In October 1918, near the end of WWI, The New York Tribune and other newspapers nationwide carried the line at the top of the front page: AMERICA'S HISTORIC ANSWER: UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER.
The Easter girl, resplendent in lovely springtime finery, will soon emerge from her chrysalis of dormancy.
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!
Think you know just about every way to prepare eggs? We bet that at least a couple of the recipes in this collection from 1912 will be new to you. Take a look!
Celebrate a joyous and happy Easter with this collection of fourteen old-fashioned and traditional blessings and prayers from more than a century ago. You can also save and share the original vintage images of each blessing page.
Some of the earliest reports of "alligator pears" come from the 1820s, typically in dispatches from Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica and other Caribbean/Central ... Click to read more...
Surprise baby is puzzling doctors - Mother had no idea baby was coming until doctor brought her into the world
Come take a stroll through these gated gardens, and lose yourself in another era. These photos show how the walled gardens at Gray Gardens in East Hampton, New York looked in the year 1916.
Here are some homemade vinegar recipes for making your own special fruit and herb vinegars, using things like raspberries, strawberries, cherries, pineapple, mint, onions, celery, tarragon and other foods.
Rose jars: a little effort pays off with a lasting aroma (1963) In this era of push-button cans of room deodorants and fancy smells, there is still... Click to read more...
How did women from 100 years ago get such beautiful hair? Here are some classic tips the most gorgeous women used to use!
The most important things that make home decorating successful are beauty of color, color in relation to light, color in gradation and masses, appropriateness, and harmony between wall coverings and furnishings.
Here is a collection of eight deliciously sweet homemade chocolate custard recipes from a variety of vintage cookbooks and newspapers. These are truly old-fashioned recipes, as all were published between 1912 and 1919.
When it comes to weddings, there is an irresistible charm, a fascination about it, in which the flowers play a leading role.
Without the kind of winter weather equipment we take for granted, removing snow from city streets and sidewalks was a huge undertaking. Here's a look!
Take a look back to the year 1914, and see what clothing fabrics, colors and cuts were the most fashionable for women!
What can you make with green tomatoes? Here's an old-fashioned recipe for fried green tomatoes, plus 10 more ways to use them!
Here are six different ways to make authentic old-fashioned chocolate souffle desserts, based on recipes from more than 100 years ago!
Christmas goes to the dogs! Here are 8 adorable antique Christmas postcards with dogs, plus a tale of how some boys got together and gave their pups their own holiday party.
Crisp, freshly-baked spicy cookies, made from these classic gingersnap recipes, are sure to entice the whole family.
For decades, cakes using plain mashed potatoes as a main ingredient were very popular -- probably in part because a mashed potato cake stayed moist longer than traditional all-flour cakes.
Now is the season when fruit is abundant, cheap and in the best condition for making jams, preserves and jellies. Preserves mean fruit that is cooked with sugar, equal weight, and left whole or nearly so.
Through these 75 gorgeous and artistic color covers of Theater magazine, take a peek back in time to the stage scene from the first decades of the twentieth century.
These wheat-free bread recipes come from 1918, during the height of World War 1, when the country was asked to save wheat for the troops.
A Christmas Greeting Santa with a dirigible to deliver the goodies Ellen Clapsaddle vintage Christmas Card May this and every Christm... Click to read more...
The Christmas table and its dainties For the holiday dinner or the evening party -- festive touches not too difficult The hospitality which we d... Click to read more...
Get ready for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays with the help of these classic stuffing recipes! They are all made with simple ingredients and many fresh or unprocessed foods.