Life Events in 1912

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Today we are required to register all life events we experience with a government agency. The birth of a baby means a birth certificate, a loved one’s death requires a death certificate {insurance agencies and social security demand one before … Continued

Hats and Hairstyles in 1912

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Hats were not just an accessory but an adornment in 1912. They were still a year away from Mary Crosby’s invention of the bra and three years from a tube of lip stick being sold for the first time. If … Continued

Men’s Fashion in 1912

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Men have always had a smaller attire than women, which we talked about last time. Still in 1912, there was a lot to a man’s wardrobe. Men wore three piece suits with a matching waistcoat. Their trousers were ankle length … Continued

Women’s Fashion in 1912

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If you’ve seen the Titanic movie you’ll recognize that they dressed with a lot of elegance, glamour and opulence in this pre-war era. This was before the hardships of the Great War when clothing became a lot more practical. The … Continued

Communication in 1912

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We are inundated and overwhelmed with information today. It is literally at the touch of a finger. In 1912 communication was a lot harder to come by. So how did people communicate: 1. Telephone—it was still in its infancy. In … Continued