Quite a few posts here are going to be about food, featuring menus or recipes from the 1920s and early 1930s. Menus will usually be taken from the New York Public Library collection. It's a really fun site to look at old menus from as far back as the 1850s. I used to feature these … Continue reading What’s on the menu: United Airlines, September 2, 1928
I actually wanted to title this, "Real 1920s women's fashion versus bad Halloween costumes that pop up in search engines when you type in '1920s dresses'", but that would have been too long; this isn't The Daily Mail, after all. Go ahead, search it. Bet what came up were photos of short, form fitting dresses … Continue reading Real 1920s women’s fashion, Part 1
I've decided to start a blog where I can share my love for the 1920s and early 1930s. I love the Victorian and Edwardian eras as well, but I've found that the Jazz Age is what I really want to talk about. We'll be discussing all things related to this period -- people, culture, entertainment, … Continue reading Welcome!