From the last year of the 1860s – just four years after the end of the Civil War – come these dozen fashion plates showing antique walking dresses.
Actress Betty White has always loved animals – especially dogs. In this story from the ’50s, she gives her advice about choosing the best dog for you and your family.
Take a look at the top 50 old-fashioned baby names for girls from 1900 for a few names that don’t even rank in the top 1000 today.
Why do women give up their maiden names – blushing brides who assume their husbands’ names on the wedding day?
Take a look back at the most popular names for dogs from the 1870s!
Did you ever think that every first or last name must originally have meant something? It originally meant something, and was intended to be applicable to the person who first bore it.
This look into the origins of many common last names offers a peek into the past, and might even be some help in tracking down
So you’re a Johnson: About this surname It’s a mighty clan, outnumbered only by the Smiths. Meet some members worth claiming as kinfolk and a