1910s

Latest fashion: The pantalette (1915)

Here it is again: The pantalette - they are wearing 'em, too Don't be shocked, girls. They are pantalettes, and perfectly proper, too, we assure you. Dame Fashion has gone and done it again, meaning tha... Read more...

In the shadow: The haunted house (1918)

In the shadow: Many legends of old houses and their spirits Gilbert Chesterton proclaims his mysticism, so nobody ought to be surprised to find Katharine Tynan talking about haunted houses in his weekly, "Th... Read more...

The evolution of home brew beer (1914)

The Christian Heurich Brewing Company was a Washington DC brewery that was in business from 1894 to 1956. Its founder, Christian Heurich himself, was a forward thinking man -- before Prohibition ever came into ... Read more...

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