What were calling cards, and how were these visiting cards used by polite society back at the turn of the century? Find out!
How did the Girl Scouts get started? Here’s a look back a century to the vintage Girl Scouts beginning, along with a look at what they offered to girls across the US.
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.
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!
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.
Boo! If you’re having friends over for some spooky fun, look here for four different hauntingly creative Halloween party table decorations! These vintage menu suggestions and decor ideas are just as fun and festive today as ever.
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.
New Cadillac design announced (1914) 1914 car will be new quality of luxury and acme of perfection While the first announcement of the 1914 Cadillac
As you can see from these Vintage Coney Island photos & postcards, This beach area just outside New York City was one of the most popular resorts in the United States.
Here, see a collection of antique & vintage St Patrick’s Day postcards — sweet little hello notes people sent to each other a century ago!
Thanksgiving presupposes thankfulness. One cannot give thanks unless he feels thankful, and this feeling is a cultivated habit.
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.’
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.
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!
Harriet Tubman: Rebel was slave activist, Union spy (1964) Harriet Tubman, pioneer Negro activist, was one of the leaders of the antislavery crusade. She made
See inside vintage train cars on the old Overland Limited Train, where every luxury possible in a hotel was found – including a barber shop, valet service, massage, maid, library, buffet, clubroom and a cafe dining car.
After years of growth through various successful businesses, Detroit became a major transportation hub, and many Gilded Age mansions were built to the east and west of what is now downtown Detroit.
There are three ways to avoid the lockjaw (tetanus) that reaps its annual harvest after the 4th of July. One way is by not using explosives on the day we celebrate.
Through these 75 gorgeous and artistic color covers of Theater magazine, take a peek back in time to the stage scene from the first decades of the twentieth century.
If you want a taste of good old-fashioned maple flavor, here are some vintage maple syrup recipes that should give you the classic taste you’re looking for.
Fashions for plump women – New style models may be easily adopted by those envying slimmer sisters
Some charming hostesses have discovered the possibilities of the waffle iron as a means of social enjoyment and refection for their house or country club parties. Here are seven delicious waffle recipes to try.
An old-fashioned poem detailing how to make a pumpkin pie! ‘Enough cold water to form a paste. Colder the water, better the taste. – Half teaspoonful cinnamon, big cup of milk. Stir until as smooth as silk.’
Office girls as shapely as models Is the working girl to be barred from the Venus contest now in progress, and which has already reached
The wife with a talent I am writing to you about a matter on which I sorely need advice. I am a woman with a
‘The picture was thrown on the screen, and there was the exact shade of hair and eyes, the true flesh tints it was almost spooky, even a little string of pink beads about my neck, why, there they were just as pink as could be!’
Shower for the traveling bride Here is a clever suggestion for the hostess to the bride-to-be, whose honeymoon will include a trip abroad. A pretty
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.
Fiery love letters play a big part in sensational divorce case Mrs Amelia Clara Zuck, wife of a wealthy farmer of this city, girlhood friend
There is never a boy child who does not love to play soldier. The young soldier will be happier if he has a soldier cap. Either of the paper ones represented here in reduced size will answer the purpose.
From awful double entendres to horrible diseases to the just plain bizarre, here are a dozen products from yesteryear with some of the worst names to ever grace grocery store shelves.
Love is — well, just love — to a man. But love to a woman means keeping one man in the background of her mind all of the time. Does your husband know how to love you?
Nothing is free; everything costs! Sermon by Billie Burke I’m going to preach a sermon from a text that most of us are always forgetting.
Six thousand million years of life At what period of the earth’s history life began no one knows. But the geologists calculate the oldest rock
Through the water at fifty-seven miles an hour A striking picture of the world’s greatest speed achievement in motor boats Here is one of the
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