See more than 60 of the most popular styles of vintage 1930s suits – including those double-breasted jackets with wide peak lapels and cushioned shoulders, and high-waisted trousers with wide cuffs.
Find out about the famous B-17 Flying Fortress planes from WWII – how they were invented, built, tested and used – and what happened to them after the war was finally over.
If you love the look of vintage 1930s shoes for women, you’re in luck! We have found gorgeous examples of more than 100 classic ladies’ footwear styles from the thirties.
Look back at the experience passengers in the thirties, forties, fifties and sixties could expect when they sailed the high seas in high style on these fabulous old cruise ships.
Red, pink, gold & beyond – See the top vintage nail polish brands and colors from the 20th century, with shades & styles from decades ago – see how manicures have changed over the years!
If you’ve been on social media and have been seeing the term ‘sea shanties’ a lot lately, get the basics here about these old songs that have been around for centuries.
Here’s a look back at 100 years of vintage Fostoria glass – from candelabra to stemware, in clear crystal or a rainbow of colorful hues – that people have been using and collecting for generations.
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.
Here’s a little guide from the thirties to teach people how to make art using their vintage manual typewriters – pretty much old-fashioned ascii art and old-school smileys!
In the ’30s, Chicago gang leader Al Capone was imprisoned for income tax evasion, and served most of his time on Alcatraz, where he faced constant death threats.
Here are vintage autographs of eleven lost music legends, many gone far too soon. How many of these signatures do you wish you had?
See vintage car wreck photos of 35 of old auto accidents and crashes from the 1910s to the 1950s – before standardized seatbelts and airbags.
See some of the dozens of the most popular vintage board games from the ’30s & ’40s, including Camelot, Ro-Nock-O, Crow Hunt, Senet and more old-fashioned fun.
Get the history of ketchup, and see vintage catsup bottles of super-popular condiment in America that’s come a long, long way to be a tasty dip for our fries.
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 kitchen ranges from the ’20s & ’30s were huge and heavy. They still came in several different colors thanks to a porcelain finish.
The original Patsy, made simply with painted eyes and a small mouth, was very popular around the Great Depression. See a vintage Patsy doll here!
The perfect 1938 figure must have curves, but it differs from the perfect figure of past decades in relationship of curves to straight lines.
Look back at more than 200 vintage license plates issued through the 20th century – including ones for every American state & territory – plus some special plates, too.
When you look back at these old photos of skyscraper construction, you’ll see men way up high without harnesses, walking along beams suspended hundreds of feet above the street, and swinging on cables.
About antique 1847 Rogers Bros silver plate from the early 20th century The ORIGINAL and GENUINE ROGERS’ goods for half a century have maintained the
Here are 20 classic mincemeat recipes (used to make the holiday favorite, mince pie) – as remembered through the decades by chefs, cookbook authors, in newspapers and family cookbooks.
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.
The judgments are harsh, and nobody is worried about subtlety in these ridiculously mean vintage ads that ran in popular magazines years ago.
The history of revolvers, rifles & other guns comes to you from an encyclopedia published in the late 1930s or early 1940s, and offers a unique perspective on these weapons.
Camel cigarettes at Thanksgiving? You enjoy food more — have a feeling of ease after eating when you smoke Camels between courses and after meals.
How to make oven-fried chicken – Texas recipe (1939) Oven-fried chicken is one of the dishes that is particularly simple to prepare. After the preliminary
May 12, 1932 – Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr, infant son of the world-famous aviator, was found dead at Mount Rose, NJ
Once electrical power became widely-available in homes, vintage vacuum cleaners debuted, including ones from the famous Hoover brand.
The life of young Elvis Presley Excerpted from an article by Tina McElroy, The Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta, Georgia) August 27, 1977 In 1933, a 13-dollar-a-week
To lots of folks, the Christmas season starts when they begin to make classic cookie recipes, when people spend many hours making sweet, fruity, spicy and nutty cookies that are relished by young and old.
An eligible young man who has begun to think seriously of marriage, ponders on the old questions of whether to marry the sparkling girl or the sensible one.
Take a look back at these classic Studebaker delivery trucks from the 1930s were cab-forward, saving space on the old roads.
Before there was REO Speedwagon, the band, there was REO Speedwagon, the vehicle. These early pickup trucks were especially popular with farmers.
One of the most difficult problems of Hollywood film producers has been to create the condensed breath that emanates from a person’s mouth on a cold day.
Here’s a look at a few daywear and sportswear ensembles of the mid-1930s!
Almost magical — it freezes with heat Always different, always ahead in performance Nine years ago, America was startled and delighted by the introduction of
Martha Lee’s Corner & Homemaker’s Forum Pumpkin! Immediately you think of pumpkin pie or pumpkin tarts — or if you are right modern, pumpkin ice
Gorgeous, graceful balconies, crafted from intricate ironwork, adorn many homes and businesses in the Southern states. Here’s a look at some stunning examples!
Here’s that new ”morning freshness” idea you hear so much about these days… What they do is take a cup of new, improved Ovaltine each night at bedtime…
The unicorn The unicorn of fable was a fierce creature with the head and body of a horse, the hind legs of an antelope, the
Miss Shirley Temple taps with Mr Bojangles In this clip from 1935’s “The Little Colonel,” watch as 7-year-old child star Shirley Temple dances on the