New Year

Month-by-month calendar icons (1965)

Here's a whole year's worth of cute retro drawings that you can use to make your own calendar -- and they come to you right to you from 1965. Just click here or on the calendar image below to get a larger versi... Read more...

Big party? Get a food checklist (1909)

Quantities needed for entertainments Amount of provisions required by hostesses of large parties, reunions, etc. As the time approaches for general entertaining -- including the many church reunions -- ma... Read more...

New Year’s flower gift meanings (1897)

The New Year floral calendar In locations where the time-honored new year's call has gone out, the florist's trade has perceptibly increased. It is the fashion to send a bouquet with New Year wishes instead of... Read more...

Calendar for 1916

Here's a calendar for the year 1916, published in a New York newspaper on the last day of December, 1915. Now here's the good news: this same calendar can be used in the years 2028, 2056, 2084 and 2124! (It... Read more...

Yuletide in the country (1921)

Christmas Day In the Old Farm Home recalls fond and pleasant recollections Christmas in the country. Christmas day in the old farm home. What pleasant memories it recalls to some of us, and what good times it ... Read more...

The New Year Menu (1891)

Ellice Serena Prescribes a Dinner Suited to Stomachs Tried by the Thanksgiving and Christmas Festivities -- How to Make and Serve the Various Dishes. The stomach is perhaps a little the worse for the over-in... Read more...

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