The early industrial revolution provided a vast alteration in the consumer culture and fashion of women in the early to mid-19th century, with innovations, a change in economy and a push for consumerism. The women’s local economy before this industrial push was responsible for much of the creation of handspun items like cloth and notContinue reading “Material Matters of the Early 19th Century”
While World War I may not have shown economic growth in the cotton industry in the United States, the following war, World War II would. With the United states leading in manufacturing during the war, the nations found itself with a surplus of cotton. The Berry Amendment aided a bit with this production, forcing allContinue reading “U.S. Cotton in WWII”
Recently, on a trip to pick up larger historical items (post about that coming soon), a few of our group members happened upon a fun book shop. As many historians are aware, book shops call to you in a way that cannot be denied. Of course we were impelled to enter, and purchase many manyContinue reading “The Diary of Samuel Sewall”
We had a few requests for a written version of our cooking video yesterday for a conventional stove top. It’s located above! Enjoy!
Now up on our Youtube, we have a new 18th Century Cooking video with the 1711 Solomon Goffe House. Learn how easy it is to make apple dumplings! (Click the title to see the video if viewing from our main page!)
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