Why was Greta Garbo America’s highest-paid film star in the 1930s? A legend during the Golden Age of Hollywood, Garbo was one of the most popular actresses of the era. See what she was all about here.
If you’ve ever wondered what it might have been like to walk the streets of a major US city a century ago, here, take a peek at the streets of old Washington DC as they were back in the twenties.
When the old Victrola record players were first introduced, those turntables were some cutting-edge tech. Here’s a look at the history of the famous Victor Talking Machines!
Tiddlywinks (originally Tiddle-dy Winks) seems like a simple kids’ game… but there’s a lot more to it! Find out about it – including how to play – here.
Lake Almanor’s great beauty and immense expanse captivate the imagination. Amidst the pine forests, when built, it was the largest power reservoir in the United States.
Antique weathervanes were made in almost every design and pattern. Horses, cows, deer, eagles, ships. roosters and even pigs were hammered in metal and used to register the direction of the wind.
See vintage car wreck photos of 35 of old auto accidents and crashes from the 1910s to the 1950s – before standardized seatbelts and airbags.
Nikola Tesla’s life story is notable, as he saw the world of the covered wagon turn into today’s world of electricity & electronics – and he was a big part of how that happened.
Albert Einstein was a man whose life, philosophies, discoveries and theories changed the way we looked at the world, and at life itself. Find out about him here.
These beautiful antique silhouettes were cut by hand by artist Eveline Maydell, whose portrait clients included many of society’s wealthiest men and women.
Dancer Isadora Duncan was killed when her shawl was caught in the rear wheel of an automobile. Unaware, the chauffeur of the car started moving forward.
Cash register history goes back to the Victorian era, and were used to both streamline accounting, and to keep cashiers from stealing money. Find out more here!
How did the Girl Scouts get started? Here’s a look back a century to look at Girl Scout history along with insight into what they offered to girls across the US.
These beautiful antique kitchen ranges from the ’20s & ’30s were huge and heavy. They still came in several different colors thanks to a porcelain finish.
Here’s a look back to the most beautifully stylish vintage 1920s dresses and other clothing for women from the roaring twenties – and how to choose the finest fashions.
Henry Ford developed assembly lines for automobile factories, and mass production sparked another industrial revolution. See here how Ford churned out Model T cars!
The illustrations here show how to communicate using Native American/’Indian’ sign language, and come from two vintage sources: one in the ’50s, and the other from the ’20s.
Here’s a look back at some of the greatest examples of fashionable gowns and flapper-style vintage dresses from the roaring twenties that would be at home on the set of a Great Gatsby movie.[/box]
Whether you’re renovating a 1920s home or just love the aesthetic of the era, here’s a collection of authentic tile patterns and creative designs that come straight from the late twenties.
Few families today are without automobiles, so the lack of a garage affects the resale value of any home. A garage not in good taste architecturally almost as seriously affects that value.
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.
These gorgeous vintage home designs and their floor plans from the 1920s are as authentic as they get – From sweet little retro bungalows to cool Colonials.
See the kind of tips that millions of women used to get the beautiful and stylish 1920s eye makeup in the age of flappers, jazz clubs & speakeasies.
Camel cigarettes at Thanksgiving? You enjoy food more — have a feeling of ease after eating when you smoke Camels between courses and after meals.
According to Marilyn Monroe’s first husband, if they had stayed together, by 1976, the star might have ended up a 50-year-old housewife living in Arizona.
Back in the twenties, who was buying the most stuff? The people who already had fancy telephones in their homes.
While his name might not be as well-known as others, Hudson Maxim was an important American inventor, chemist and author.
A new age of cinema celebrities While fame itself was nothing new in the 1920s, the recent introduction of moving pictures had transformed the very
Before there was REO Speedwagon, the band, there was REO Speedwagon, the vehicle. These early pickup trucks were especially popular with farmers.
The telephone of tomorrow – featuring pushbuttons, missile-like speed and musical tones – represents a totally new signaling system and opens the way to vastly increased versatility in communications.
How the television was invented
Dodge Brothers: 4-door sedan (1920) The sedan is so solidly entrenched in the affections of the American people that it has almost attained the proportions
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