Tag Archives: History

Selfie Circa 1900

It was important to capture one’s own image even a century ago.

“A mirror selfie, ~1900.”
Image courtesy of https://imgur.com/gallery/z2WqooC.

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Summer Seat Belt Branding

Unforgettable.


“Holy childhood.  Who remembers burning themselves trying to buckle up in the summer?”
Image courtesy of https://imgur.com/gallery/wbOLI.

 

High Wheel Bicycle Race

Penny farthing high wheel racing skills.

Wikipedia.

 It was popular in the 1870s and 1880s, with its large front wheel providing high speeds (large distance for every rotation of the legs) and comfort (shock absorption through the wheel)

“Penny farthing race, 1928.”
Image courtesy of https://imgur.com/gallery/QJS13T0.

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Spare Tire Parking Assist In 1951

Caddie buddiy  Where would they configure that into cars of today?

“Cadillac 1951 “Spare Tire” parking system.”
Image courtesy of https://imgur.com/gallery/V1GjhvI

 

Thanksgiving 2017

Turkey ride of yesteryear.


“This is how my girlfriend’s family celebrated Thanksgiving in 1903.”
Image courtesy of https://imgur.com/gallery/0mxjQn0.

The Man Who Created The Revolving Door

Interesting.

The Revolving Door: Where did it come from? | Stuff of Genius

January 18, 2015

Happy Halloween 2017

Costumes of yesteryear.  More if you scroll through the images at Imgur post.


“Halloween circa 1900-1930 (aka, when it was actually terrifyin…”
Image courtesy of https://imgur.com/gallery/h7Weh.

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