Through these 75 gorgeous and artistic color covers of Theater magazine, take a peek back in time from the first decades of the twentieth century to see these classic theater stars.
Here’s a sweet selection of vintage Valentine’s Day cards – little love notes people sent to each other by the millions around the early part of the 20th century.
The great loss of the Titanic: It is now practically certain that 1,492 human beings went to their death in the sinking of the giant ship on the ice banks of Newfoundland.
Celebrate a joyous and happy holiday with these old-fashioned, traditional Easter blessings and prayers from more than a century ago!
Looking back at these antique kitchens from the 1900s, you may be surprised at how far we have come, and grateful for things like countertops!
Fashionable vintage parasols could include materials like lace, chiffon, fishnet, satin ribbon, and of every hue. Here are a few of the styles from long ago!
Technically superior, if overly sentimental, ‘Somewhere in Time’ stars Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour, and takes viewers back in time to 1912.
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!
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.
Around the turn of the century, there were a lot of rules and guidelines for women to be ‘proper’ – then there were the additional demands placed on them by men and the business world. Here’s a look back at some ideas of beauty from 1912 and 1913.
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.
How did our great-great grandparents send holiday greetings? Probably with antique Christmas cards just like these! Take a fond look back to the yuletide season from more than a century ago.
If you have been looking for the perfect authentic old-fashioned fruitcake, this is for you! Get 20 traditional Southern fruitcake recipes – from Plantation Fruit Cake and beyond – right here.
Below are several chapters from a book that was issued the same year as the Titanic disaster, and was called simply Titanic. While many aspects
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.
Charlotte Collyer lived through the tragic disaster the world remembers more than 100 years later. Here, read about what happened in this dramatic and compelling first-person account from a Titanic survivor.
Below are terrifying and telling sketches of the Titanic’s last moments, drawn by Lewis P Skidmore, who was a passenger on the rescue ship Carpathia
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.
The Titanic was one of the most luxurious, well-appointed cruise liners ever, with seemingly no expense spared… except when it came to passenger safety in the event of an emergency.
In 1912, people offered a generous and spontaneous outpouring of aid and encouragement to Mrs Collyer and her daughter, who were saved from the Titanic.
Fleeing the sinking ship in lifeboats, many Titanic survivors were saved by the first rescue ship on the scene. See how it happened, and what it was like when they finally made it to New York.
Beneath words “Titanic sank” is the tale of a tragedy that gave birth to heroism and cowardice: Greatest of leviathans went to oblivion in 100 minutes
Here, see a collection of antique & vintage St Patrick’s Day postcards — sweet little hello notes people sent to each other a century ago!
Who remembers Peter Coddle, Shoot the Hat, and Snap? They were old-fashioned games that provided hours of entertainment before radio and TV. Find out more here!
Think you know just about every way to prepare eggs? We bet that at least a couple of the recipes in this collection from 1912 will be new to you. Take a look!
Here are four classic Apple Brown Betty recipes – that’s the name of a delicious old-fashioned dessert made with apples topped by sweet spiced crumbs.
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.’
Silent movies were not part of a primitive style of filmmaking, but an alternate form of storytelling – with artistic triumphs equivalent to or greater than those of the sound films that followed.
Repeated, desperate SOS calls were heard by at least 10 ships, which rushed to the scene as the Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
Parenting advice from long ago: When a baby does not want to sleep, either it has been spoiled and actually trained to be wakeful by a thoughtless mother, or it is in need of medical care.
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!
Cleanliness is the basis of all physical beauty. A famous old-time belle was asked for her secret of beauty, and she answered: ‘I have three: the first is cleanliness, the second is cleanliness, and the third is cleanliness.’
What happened to Jack Phillips, the first telegraph operator aboard the Titanic, who sent the all-important message that the ship was sinking so rescue ships could arrive?
Shepherd’s Pie prepared in old way, but with modern-day products (1961) By Cecily Brownstone Among my collection of old cookbooks is one called “What to
While you can use modern measuring spoons and cups, here are some vintage recipe measurement equivalents in the terms of the era — but note
Thousands in dire peril on the Atlantic Largest vessel afloat reported sinking head down; women put off in boats Wireless call for help responded to
What can you make with green tomatoes? Here’s an old-fashioned recipe for fried green tomatoes, plus 10 more ways to use them!
Here are six different ways to make authentic old-fashioned chocolate souffle desserts, based on recipes from 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.
Lemon cookie recipes Ingredients: Six cups of sifted pastry flour, three rounding teaspoons of baking powder, two cups of granulated sugar, one cup of butter,
Here are six classic lamb recipes — including those broiled, baked or browned in a skillet — and given that extra touch that makes for a main course with guest appeal!
Author Hereward Carrington, who earned his PhD six years after this article was published in 1912, was a fairly well-known British investigator of psychic phenomena. The piece below
Now’s the time to cook delicious apple treats — and with that hint of fall in the air, it’s a pleasure to spend a morning baking in the kitchen. Here are 5 classic apple dessert recipes you can enjoy!
News was scarce as New York – and the entire world – awaited the survivors of the Titanic disaster, so everyone could find out what really happened.
The charm of vacationing in New York — the ideal place for a summer resort — lies in the unrivaled transportation facilities of the great seaport.
There are many ways to turn the humble spuds into a tasty side dish. Here are 20 different ways you can make potatoes, including scalloped, fried, mashed and stuffed!
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.
Here are two old-fashioned recipes for chicken gumbo and chicken Creole from 1912.
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.