Old Photos of Domestic Activities
A woman churning butter, 1897 Two girls washing clothes in wash tubs. The picture was taken in 1916 and the girls are 12 and 13 years old. The photo was taken in Nicholas County, Kentucky. A woman doing dishes with her daughter, 1942 This picture was taken in 1940, and shows one of the first advances towards mechanized clothes washing. The lady has a motorized clothes ringer. A woman ironing, 1908. Actually, this was an advertisement for GE electric iron A woman napping at her table at the…
hats and laces
Louis Réard, the inventor of bikini, with a model in 1946 The idea of a suit “smaller than the world’s smallest bathing suit” struck him when he saw women rolling up their beachwear to get a better...
Annie Oakley Biography
Biographies for children. Biography of Annie Oakley for elementry and middle school students. Fun online educational games and worksheets are provided free for each biography.
A Very Vintage Christmas
Here's a little poem I wrote for Super Kawaii Mama's Vintage Christmas competition. Part one of my entry - The night before Christmas T’was the night before Christmas and all through the land Super Kawaii mama readers reviewed the vintage Christmas they’d planned Seamed stockings were hung beside a real Christmas tree Not an ornament plastic, only crystals, ribbons and canes of candy to see. The cookies and puddings were baked and prepared Hand made with home grown ingredients no effort was…
Kate recycles Alexander McQueen dress she wore exactly a year ago to the day for Wimbledon Royal box visit
As our future Queen, many would forgive the Duchess of Cambridge for treating herself to a new designer outfit every time she had to make a public appearance. But she's far cleverer than that.