Take a look back in time at some vintage postcards sent by people in the first two decades of the 1900s to wish friends and family a happy new year!
See 40 beautiful images from the 1910s, and get inspired by the color schemes and vintage home wall decor from more than 100 years ago!
The death of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne in the crash of TWA Flight 599 on March 31, 1931, resulted in more than just the death of the football legend and seven others – it was a pivotal moment in early airline and aviation safety.
Old-fashioned eggnog recipes come in many varieties, so here are more than a dozen – though definitely take a look at the traditional Southern egg nog how-to, which will apparently allow the spirit of Christmas to descend upon you.
If you’d like to celebrate an proper Edwardian-style Christmas, here are lots of ideas for you! Get inspired by these recipes, decor tips, vintage images and lots more.
It seems that there are almost as many old-fashioned mint julep recipes as there are people who enjoy the cocktails. Take a look at a century of the best how-tos!
Here’s a look at a few dozen type styles from the first part of the 20th century – including a few old-fashioned fonts that have stood the test of time.
If you’re looking for a decadent heirloom dessert, here are 18 old-fashioned and deliciously classic chocolate cake recipes to inspire you!
Son the crooks and turnings and devious wanderings of Old Boston landmarks and byways would be nothing more than a memory of the past.
Houdini’s underwater box escape was one of his most famous tricks – he was was shackled, chained and nailed into a box before being thrown overboard.
The French cooks employ the mushroom quite generally in their work, using them often to replace meats, or merely to flavor, as in soup and sauces.
Take a look back at ten old roller coasters from the early 1900s, and admire the courage of the riders who sat down in those rickety little cars and sped off into the wild blue yonder.
Pretty hair should be fluffy, it should be glossy, and it should be even in color. Find out how to get these classic looks in this collection of old-fashioned haircare tips!
Thomas Edison says people work too hard, but that pleasure is as necessary as food. ‘This is an electric age. The pressure was never heavier, nor the grind harder.’
Electricity will cure all the ills of the world, predicts Thomas Edison, whose inventive genius is responsible for the widespread application of electricity.
Why take the stairs while you can ride up in comfort inside one of these metalwork ‘cage’ style antique elevators, made with beautiful ornamental iron? Just tell the bellhop what floor you want.
5 vintage fritter recipes Fritter batter: Classic recipe 2 eggs 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons melted butter 1/2 cup cold water 1
A hundred years ago, you wouldn’t have found too many products to help take care of your skin. Ladies back then relied on other little tips and tricks – explained here!
If you have ever wondered what it would be like to have lived a century ago, or to have wandered the streets of a much younger Manhattan, you will be amazed by this footage from New York in 1911!
What was it like to go looking for a new car more than 100 years ago? Here’s a look at some of the car showrooms that would have greeted automobile buyers!
The most important things that make home decorating successful are beauty of color, color in relation to light, color in gradation and masses, appropriateness, and harmony between wall coverings and furnishings.
Here are several cute paper doll sets – as well as clothing and furniture for the doll – that were published in newspapers back in 1911.
Check out these old-time cookie recipes from the turn of the century to see what people loved to bake back more than 100 years ago!
Christmas goes to the dogs! Here are 8 adorable antique Christmas postcards with dogs, plus a tale of how some boys got together and gave their pups their own holiday party.
Good form: Tips for proper manners (1911) Telephone etiquette Correct though it is to employ a telephone for social purposes, there have been established certain
The charm of vacationing in New York — the ideal place for a summer resort — lies in the unrivaled transportation facilities of the great seaport.
Dreamland and its beautiful tower attract the eye of the pleasure seeker long before Coney Island is reached. There is capital amusement under and about the big tower, and all the novelties are enjoying a large share of favor…
Wrinkles come to the American woman at a much earlier age than they come to her European sister. And the pitiable things about it is that they are not wrinkles of age. Here is why Why American women look older than their years.
No sooner does the closing up season arrive than the housewife has to begin and wage constantly a battle with house dust and dirt.
Here are several suggestions for embroidery you can use on little gifts, each one of which can be made in an evening, along with some bonus patterns.
This highly-misunderstood process of applying make involves a lot more than just putting “a dab o’ powder” on your nose. Here, a top stage star from 1913 gives you her makeup secrets.
Collecting hairpins a fad They were about to cross the crowded street when Arlington stooped and picked up something which he quickly thrust into his
There are many newlyweds, or housewives beginning housekeeping for the first time, who will have to learn how to cook a turkey. Here is some advice.
In 1911, The San Francisco Call took a stand on the issue of women’s suffrage — and they weren’t at all on the fence about
Many an otherwise splendid wife has handicapped the success of a husband simply because she could not be bored with his business acquaintances, and wouldn’t host them for dinner at home.
What would Christmas be to the children — or even the grownups — without some of the special candies and good things appropriate to the
The Big Fair in Virginia more than 100 years ago offered Great Wild West show and other attractions give free exhibitions every day and night – plus a huge display of fireworks every night.
‘Anyone can take landscapes,’ is a remark that is often heard among people who have had only a slight knowledge of photography – and often also among those of more extended knowledge.