Wedding cake recipe (1911)

How to make a wedding cake Ingredients 1 pound of brown sugar 1 pound of butter 1-1/2 pounds of pastry flour 12 eggs 1 pound currants, picked over, washed, and rolled in flour 2 pounds of raisins, seed... Read more...

A view on birth control from 1915

Letter to the Editor: Child birth control Letter from Allen Steven, published on June 02, 1915 in The Day Book (Chicago, Illinois) We are long since rid of Salem witchcraft and the persecutions as shown in ... Read more...

11 vintage Cadillac models (1916 & 1917)

Fourth Year and Fiftieth Thousand: The New Type 57 Cadillac (1917) You are safe in expecting great things from this new Cadillac. You know the goodness that has gone before. You know that for three years no... Read more...

The early life of Charlie Chaplin (1915)

Charlie Chaplin's Story Charlie Chaplin's Story, as narrated by Mr Chaplin himself to Photoplay Magazine's Special Representative Harry C. Carr  / Drawings by E. W. Gale I am going to reconstruct, as far as... Read more...

Tips for train travel with children (1910)

If the weather is not too warm, it is a good plan to have a child wear his bonnet when he lies down. This will keep cinders from his ears and will help deaden the noise of the train.

Kittens in silly storybook poses (1914-15)

The book “Little Folks of Animal Land” by Harry Whittier Frees was released in 1915, and featured mostly kittens and puppies in various human scenarios. Take a look!

Annie Oakley plays William Tell with her dog (1917)

To prove that he is the best dog in Pinehurst, and not the least speck gun-shy. He doesn't care how many times she plays William Tell with him and shoots an apple off his head with a .22 caliber rifle.

Wheatless baking recipes (1918)

WWI made it necessary for people to conserve wheat flour -- bringing about what amounted to an early gluten-free movement. Here's a look at a few of the wheat-free recipes created during wartime. Wheatless... Read more...

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