1920s Vintage Inspired Cream Blue Cloche Hat Flapper Downton Great Gatsby.
1922 beach police. Law, no swimsuit higher than 6 inches above the knee...my but how things have changed!!!
Girl Riding Tricycle, ca 1915
Elias Lowenstein House - 1891: Elias Lowenstein, born in Germany, emigrated to Memphis in 1854. In Memphis he headed, B. Lowenstein and Bros. a Department Store, which was prominent in the city for 125 years. Lowenstein was a leader in the Jewish community and served as president of Temple Isreal for 15 years. He also contributed liberally to rebuilding the city after the disastrous 1870's yellow fever epidemics. In 1891 he built this mansion
December 20, 1909. "Boys working in Arcade Bowling Alley, Trenton, New Jersey. Photo taken late at night. The boys work until midnight and later." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. (I'm thinking that quite a few sets of youthful teeth were lost during the days of pin boys.)
Merle Oberan wore this gorgeous champagne-colored empire gown in the 1954 movie, DESIREE
The Bust of Nefertiti - the bust was discovered by a local workman attached to the team of German archaeologist, Ludwig Borchardt on the afternoon of the 6th December 1912, while they were excavating the remains of the deserted ancient city of Amarna, once the capital of the so called heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Queen, Nefertiti.
Colonel John S. Mosby, the Grey Ghost was a key innovator in the tactics of Guerilla warfare. He devised a new way of fighting by which a small agile force could harass and defeat a much larger force. In lightning fast raids, his raiders would move in and cut telegraph lines, ambush couriers or small parties, start fires, harass rail transport, and then disappear into the night. His quickness and stealth led to his now famous nickname, "The Grey Ghost".