This catalog of household goods was published to help people ‘spend’ the gift stamps they had earned at the grocery store — much like the better-known Green Stamps.
What was big in terms of fashion for girls in the 1983 JC Penney catalog? Some styles featured grown-up fashion translated into youthful looks – oversized shirt-dresses, dirndl skirts and drop-waist minidresses. See inside the catalog here!
Hot chocolate. Roast beef. Bread with butter. Naps. No, this isn’t the ideal vacation, but tips on how to gain weight from a famous actress of long ago.
Take a look back to the year 1914, and see what clothing fabrics, colors and cuts were the most fashionable for women!
Take a look back at these simple spring makeup tips from the 1940s, and find how to get that old-fashioned kind of beauty.
Gloria Steinem discusses aging By Ghita Levine, Special to the Herald-Journal “I do not want to self-destruct when I am 60 years old, “says Gloria
Letter-writing isn’t as much of an art as it once was. Books had to be written about it years ago, and “The Ready Letter-writer” was as infallible and as essential as a cookbook is to many people nowadays.
How 4,000,000 women earn their bread Four million women in the United States earn their own bread. They have invaded all occupations, and one-third of
In 1908, they said it was wrong for women to smoke in public places – it was offensive, and detrimental to the character and dignity of the ladies.
If you suspect that you are too fat or too thin, there are several simple rules that you can follow to find out your ideal weight… according to society in 1920.
Helen Keller: The Story of My Life The life of Helen Keller, Chapter 1 It is with a kind of fear that I begin to
Suddenly, as if in answer to a universal male prayer, hot pants appeared spontaneously in all the civilized capitals of the Western world.
There is not a man living who does not like to see a woman in an apron. Every groom dreams of his young wife donning an apron in which to pour his coffee.
Ice skating itself is graceful, Every movement is picturesque and full of life and action, and the fashionable girl typically enjoys studying the art of skating.
Fashions for plump women – New style models may be easily adopted by those envying slimmer sisters
These bust silhouettes, created by artist Charles Willson Peale between 1760 and 1827, were cut from the middle of white paper, and mounted on black.
Around the turn of the century, cigarette smoking was on the increase among the women — and it only became more prevalent after that. Here’s a look back!
In her heart of hearts, any woman would rather have a beautiful neck than anything else in the world except, perhaps, a beautiful face, said soprano and actress Lina Cavalieri.
This highly-misunderstood process of applying make involves a lot more than just putting “a dab o’ powder” on your nose. Here, a top stage star from 1913 gives you her makeup secrets.
How you can lose weight – and eat what you want! “It happened to me,” says Zsa Zsa Gabor No Drugs… No Diet… Results Guaranteed!
The wife with a talent I am writing to you about a matter on which I sorely need advice. I am a woman with a
How to choose a husband? Whatever you do, do not marry a man who claims to be a saint. He lives too much in his own imagination of himself. He is nearly always an unconscious or a subconscious hypocrite.
There is, without question, more work to be done in New York than in any other place in America – which means it’s a good place to start a career. There are also more persons looking there for jobs than in any other place in the world.
The transit of the air, a new science, a new sensation, gives her just the joy she needs, and the thrill of dangling from the swaying wicker basket at the end of a huge gas bag is the last word in enjoyment.
The perfect American woman Measuring 50,000 of her sex to determine a standard The perfect American girl — how big around; how much does she
Domestic knowledge of women It is said by some who do not think domestic knowledge of any consequence, that in acquiring it, a young woman
Billie Burke writes on taste in dress by Miss Billie Burke Always dress as well as you can This does not mean to be in
Brides’ lingerie either tailored or very fancy Many girls this season are confining their trousseau lingerie more strictly to wash materials than have brides of
Coke keeps you thin! (1961 Coke commercial) In this 1961 Coca-Cola commerical, actress Connie Clausen explains that Coke is low in calories and will help keep
Through the greater part of 60 years of strenuously active public life, Susan B Anthony was probably the most maligned woman who ever trod the earth.
Beautiful products of the needle which the busy girl is turning out for the holiday season Aprons are already beginning to play an important part
Now, how does a woman faint? I declare I don’t know. I have seen the interesting phenomenon a few times, but the trouble is there’s so much excitement that a man forgets to take observations.
Here’s a look at a few daywear and sportswear ensembles of the mid-1930s!
Woman-for-President idea gains in favor by George Gallup Princeton, NJ, Oct 28 — A woman for President of the United States? American voters are getting