What is cottagecore? Old-timey, flowery, ruffly skirts; lacy high-necked tops and dresses with a Victorian/Western vibe. Sound familiar? Turns out, yesterday’s prairie revival is today’s cottagecore dress.
This first Piggly Wiggly went to Memphis, Tennessee in 1916. Not only was it the first PW shop, it was also the first self-service grocery store in the US. Look inside here!
Vintage Wrangler jeans made their mark on America by partnering with rodeo professionals, and playing up their western cowboy image. Here’s a look back at the clothing styles they offered in the ’50s!
While books and articles on America’s slave trade can offer important historical insight, seeing the ads placed in the newspapers of the era really brings the brutality home.
In the ’60s, monkey bread was ‘in’ around Hollywood and Beverly Hills. From those days, we have three old-fashioned monkey bread recipes!
As these pictures of old post office buildings show, a lot of architecture from around 1900 was beautiful, ornate and built on a grand scale. Take a look!
Dr. Martin Luther King, Nobel Peace Prize winner who made nonviolence his chief weapon in the fight for civil rights, was shot to death in 1968. His assassination triggered violence across the nation. Find out more here.
President Lincoln’s call to arms – and the start of the Civil War The day after the surrender of Fort Sumter, President Lincoln met with
Here is the Sun Records Studio, where Elvis Presley got his break into the music business in 1954. Sun Studio was opened by rock pioneer