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.
Old wedding superstitions and traditions are intended to bring the couple good luck – but worrying about all these myths & signs would stress anyone out!
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!
Here’s what it was like to vacation in Texas 100 years ago – there were wide-open spaces, small cities, and lots of ranches.
Are you wasting time and energy – and your silver plate – through a vigorous use of polish? Here, get some great old-fashioned tips to clean your silver.
Radium face cream made its debut in 1905: ‘The radium in the cream energizes the cells of the skin so that they throw off impurities… producing the charming glow of delicate color.’
These two classic strawberry shortcake recipes come from the early 20th century, when fresh strawberries were often saved for special desserts like these.
The traditional pound cake recipe got its name from the measurements of some ingredients used in the recipe — a pound of butter, a pound of sugar and a pound of flour. More than a century ago, the recipe changed to something a little lighter, but no less delicious!
In this collection of 1910s women’s hats, you can see that styles were exceedingly lush and extravagant.
Free electricity for everyone? Here’s a look at some predictions from Nikola Tesla from a century ago – some we have seen, others… well, not yet.
The top reasons couples get divorced in 1920? One wife said her husband was teaching the baby to drink beer. A score of wives charged that their husbands contracted diseases.
What can you eat with your fingers? What needs a fork? Get the answers to these and other questions with etiquette tips from the ’20s!
In 1915, an engineer in Arlington, Virginia, was heard in Paris and Hawaii. This was the first trans-continental message ever sent by wireless telephone tech.
Experience shows that after the newlyweds have become long-marrieds, the couples who quarrel most are the ones who are most affectionate in public.
Jazz has remarkable history as a fad (from 1919) Starting twenty years ago in New Orleans, it has swept from coast to coast and is
From 1915: The petals of a red, red rose are first cut into the shape of a Cupid’s bow. With the aid of a lipstick, the rose petal lips are applied to the real lips.
Monotony is the bane of many tables. This is an unnecessary evil. As an example of what may be done in the way of planning meals using only four ordinary articles of diet, the following 12 menus were worked out by Isabel Bevier, Ph M.