1920s

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... Click to 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.

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... Click to 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. "

Stylishly smart women’s shoes from 1925

A very attractive combination that is unusually appealing to women of exquisite taste. Built over the new French last, which is the most popular in women’s footwear.

Don’t be a flapper – join the The Junior League! (1922)

The word flapper entangled itself with the 'dreadful' side of youth -- with jazz, short skirts, bobbed hair and glistening legs; with the 'immodest' passing of corsets; with cigarette smoking; with petting parties and gasoline-buggy riding...

Finding a piece of the past: PJ Clarke’s in NYC

It’s not often you can discover long-lost information about a venerable institution like New York City’s PJ Clarke’s. Really — how much more could there be left to learn about a place that’s already a piece of living history?

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