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

Roads in 1912

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When I’d drive my Grandfather down Buncombe Road in Greenville, SC he would reminisce about how much had things had changed in his lifetime. I loved to hear him talk about the roads through there and how different they were … Continued

Schools in 1912

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Schools were a lot different in 1912 than today. In the rural areas there was still only one teacher many times that taught all of the grades in a single room building. In larger areas a student may have a … Continued

Facts about life in 1912 and 2012

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I found some facts about 1910-1920 that are very interesting. They give us a look back to what life was like 100 years ago. FACTS about 1910-1920 • Population: 92,407,000 • Life Expectancy: Male 48.4 Female: 51.8 • Average Salary … Continued

What did they use for Toilet Paper in 1912

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We recently talked about answering the call of nature a century ago. However, there was much more to tending to these grooming habits than just going. Let’s take a quick look: 1. Toilet paper as we know it today did … Continued

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