1910s

20 ways to serve potatoes (1912)

There are many ways to turn the humble spuds into a tasty side dish. Here are 20 different ways you can make potatoes, including scalloped, fried, mashed and stuffed!

How did Groundhog Day start? (1910)

Some facts about Groundhog Day To the Editor of the University Missourian: I should like to have the full history of "Groundhog's Day," as in one of our clubs this subject was assigned for investigation and ... Read more...

New Cadillac design announced (1913)

The Cadillac innovation mentioned herein was a two-speed rear axle, combined with a door-mounted, electrically-operated shifter which allowed the driver to change the rear axle ratios from low to high, ther... Read more...

The secret of a beautiful neck (1918)

In her heart of hearts, any woman would rather have a beautiful neck than anything else in the world except, perhaps, a beautiful face, said soprano and actress Lina Cavalieri.

How to preserve autumn leaves (1910)

Preserving autumn leaves It is very natural that one should wish to preserve permanently the bright-colored beauty of the leaves of fall; and many are the plans that have been devised for so doing. To mos... Read more...

Vintage vacuum cleaners from Hoover

Hoover Suction Sweeper (patented 1908)   Hoover for sanitary cleaning (1920) Immaculate rugs are safe playgrounds for the children. Clean thoroughly to protect childhood's precious health. Beat out ... Read more...

Office girls as shapely as models (1913)

Office girls as shapely as models Is the working girl to be barred from the Venus contest now in progress, and which has already reached from Buffalo to London? "I trust not," declares Miss Dorothy I Smith,... Read more...

An argument for the chauffeur (1918)

One chauffeured automobile accomplishes as much as two or three which are driven without chauffeurs. The chauffeur instantly becomes an economy - not merely a justifiable expense.

15 vintage Easter cards (1900-1924)

Happy Easter! Here is a collection of 15 colorful Easter postcards from the early twentieth century! These were especially popular from around 1900 to around 1915, and, as this gallery demonstrates, such greet... Read more...

Mollie King in The Seven Pearls (1917)

The Seven Pearls was a 15-episode action film serial released in 1917, but little is known about it other than the picture's credits, as it's considered a lost film -- no known copy of the movie exists. But wha... Read more...
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