By looking back at these old Civil War recruitment posters & broadsides, you can see what was being offered to men as an incentive to sign up to fight in the Civil War — and what exactly the leaders were looking for in troops back in the 1860s.
The ghosts and goblins, witches and spirits that are so much a part of every October now, have their roots in superstitions from many centuries ago. Here’s a look at the strange history of Halloween!
Chocolate mint sundae cake “Yes! It’s easy to get better cakes — use Spry with Cake-Improver!” says Aunt Jenny. “It is proof you’re wanting, ladies?
No luck needed to bake this deliciously vintage Lucky Clover Cake for St Patrick’s Day! This recipe from 1950 promised to be tall, dark and delicious.
Once you make this Shamrock silk pie — made with chocolate chips, cream cheese and Irish Mist liqueur — you’ll know why Irish eyes are smiling.
In the ’80s, thousands of Americans loved the elegance of vintage Waterford chandeliers and other fine crystal items like these – and were willing to pay for it.