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Life As They Knew It

Exploring the Customs, Tastes, and Trends at the Turn of the 20th Century
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Dinner Courses in 1903

Skip lunch - and breakfast, too, while you're at it - because dining in the early 20th Century was a multi-course affair...

The Turn of the Century in Film

Beyond Downton Abbey and Titanic, the turn of the century is very well represented in films. Here are some of my favorites!...

Carriage Driving in 1909

The automobile had arrived, but horses and carriages were still prevalent enough in 1909 to require their own set of rules and manners...

Bathing in 1882

How often should you bathe? Are showers safe? Learn more about bathing customs in the late 1800s!...