While millionaires are seemingly everywhere in the 21st century, just about a hundred years ago, folks with that much money behind their name were few and far between.
These old ‘insert dime’ holiday greeting cards filled with coins were very popular – and a super fun way for friends and family to give a kid a dollar!
Inside the rambling 160-room Winchester Mystery House, doors lead into blank walls, staircases end in midair, trap doors spring to the floors below, and elevators rise through the roof.
When the newspapers first reported on the 1929 stock market crash, nobody knew what was coming. See these Great Depression newspaper headlines for how it began.
DB Cooper, a courteous middle-aged man disappeared, apparently by parachute, with a $200,000 ransom Wednesday night while a jetliner he hijacked was en route from Seattle to Reno.
What were vintage school and scout fundraisers like years ago? Here’s a look back at a few dozen of the things that kids used to sell – including candy & candles, popcorn & peanuts.
The expensive facts: Can you afford a baby? (1976) By Richard Flaste NEW YORK — Forget, for a moment, the buzzing confusion that greets infants
The $2 bill, among the most maligned and rarest denominations of paper currency, is on the way back.
An expert said American dating and courtship is characterized by romance… After a brief, ecstatic acquaintanceship, they believe that they can go on living happily ever after.
It started out as BankAmericard, but then was rebranded as Visa. But changing the name of one of the first major credit cards wasn’t simple – nor was it cheap.
The development of aeronautics in America as a big business proposition dates from May 21, 1927, when Col. Charles A Lindbergh completed his transatlantic flight to Paris.
From an expert: A checklist to help wives plan for the future For husbands: Mrs Charles Ulrick Bay, well-known New York broker, offers this advice:
While the $2 bill was in fact discontinued after 1966, it made a comeback 10 years later as a cost-saving measure by the Treasury Department.