1920s

King Tut’s coffin is uncovered (1923)

Tut's coffin is uncovered Resplendent shrine upsets Egyptian theories Luxor, Egypt, December 17, 1923 - All preconceived ideas of Tutenkhamun's golden shrine were upset by the sight of this impressive cof... Read more...

Train station etiquette (1921)

Train station etiquette by Mary Marshall Duffee To say that the well-bred person is on time when he takes a train might be unfair. But it is a fact the well-bred person shows his consideration for others in... Read more...

Vintage mascara from the 1920s

Viola Dana Reveals the secret of her beautiful eyes (1926) Miss Dana, world-famous for the beauty of her expressive eyes, accentuates the lovely sweep and length of her curling lashes by darkening them with th... 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...

1847 Rogers Bros Silverplate (1921-1922)

1847 Rogers Bros: Silverplate (1921) The Ambassador Pattern in 1847 Rogers Bros Silverplate carries the prestige of a name. This new pattern is the accredited representative of a bland of silverplate that has ... Read more...

How to choose a husband (1921)

Whatever you do, do not marry a man who claims to be a saint. He lives too much in his own imagination of himself. He is nearly always an unconscious or a subconscious hypocrite. He will not live up to his professions with you, although he may do it with the brethren.

Long, full sleeves the rule for 1922

Long, full sleeves the rule for 1922 Sleeves are going to great lengths these days -- and Fullness, with a Capital F, is the thing. The fullness may be concentrated at the top with big armholes and narrow cuff... Read more...

The Flapper dictionary (1922)

If you don't know your Dingledangler from your Kluck from your Zoozer, you'll appreciate knowing this terminology from the 1920s the next time you're at a flapper or Roaring Twenties or Great Gatsby-themed part... Read more...

Jazzy flapper fashions from 1920

Putting Jazz in the Fashions Today There Are Jazz Stockings, Phosphorescent Hats, Jazz Slippers, Pantaletted Jazz Skirts and Jazz Veils, and There Are Even Jazzy Ways of Wearing Your Jewels. Here Are So... Read more...

Rube Goldberg in his own words (1922)

"I was as nervous as a poker player down to his last pants’ button, and every one of the hard-boiled old-timers in the art department knew it. "

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