Monday, September 22, 2008

Newspapers Circa 1900

Having ink in my veins, these bound volumes of newspapers from around 1900 fascinated me. They are on display at the plantation office on the grounds of Sturdivant Hall Museum.

On the page at left are fashion photos, and while the dresses were oh so feminine in that era, I am glad big hats are out! Perhaps the wide-brimmed hats kept the sun off their faces.

7 comments:

Rose said...

Oh, how I would like to sit and look through those volumes...I love looking at old newspapers.

Me too, on the hats being out!

Hope said...

what fascinating reading! I would love to look through those as well.

Tanya said...

I love old books, newspapers, magazines, really anything old! The fashions then were so beautiful. I was born in the wrong era!

Kathleen said...

The women of this era were so classy.I wish I could set back in time for a day just to see how life was.

PJ said...

I love the layout of your blog. I sometimes feel as though I could walk right into one of your photos.
As for the clothing styles, I appreciate all of the handiwork that went into them but I would suffocate in all the layers. I would have been miserable. I don't know how they did it!

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

I love things like this!

Marcel said...

I too love old papers. I could sit down and read them all day long.