Are you planning what to do on spring break, yet? Here’s a typical one from the 1950s – Oh the memories!

1950s Spring Break Vacation by Jean Butterworth In the fifties my Dad purchased a brand new 1950 streamline Chevrolet automobile. Our family planned a Spring Break vacation from Tuscaloosa, around the upper half of Florida, and down the east coast … Read More

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The Condict House in Morristown is a very historic house in New Jersey – with many famous visitors

*Note: Some of the language below may be a little antiquated because its excerpts and transcriptions from a the book -Transcription from Historic Houses of New Jersey By Weymer Jay Mills .J. B. Lippincott Company – written in 1902 = … Read More

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Travel trailers were especially helpful during the Great Depression of the 1930s – see film and pictures

Prior to the Great Depression, trailers were used by vacationers as housing to travel the countryside. During the Great Depression, these same trailers soon became the permanent homes of migrants and/or unemployed workers who were forced to take to the … Read More

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See beautiful Nez Percé Native American portraits by photographer Edward S. Curtis taken ca. 1903 with films

The Nez Percé are an American Indian tribe who live in the Pacific Northwest region (Columbia River Plateau) of the United States. The Nez Perce territory at the time of Lewis and Clark (1804-1806) was approximately 17,000,000 acres. It covered … Read More

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Hyphenated Americans – we had this same discussion exactly 100 years ago – see 100 yr old article and pics

Around the time of World War I, there was much discussion about whether immigrants who were arriving on the American shore could be trusted.  The following article was published in the Northern Review, Volumes 2-3 in 1916 about the hyphen … Read More

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