March is Women’s History Month. Over on the History of Food & Drink blog, I’ll be profiling women who made contributions and influenced American culinary history. 364 more words
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I was dressed in a T-shirt, jeans, and running shoes, and – I might add – I was still cold.
In the 19th century, the normal attire consisted of brogans or boots for footwear, a pair of trousers with bracers (suspenders), a long sleeve shirt, a vest to cover the shirt and bracers (It was considered very rude to show your bracers to the opposite sex) and a hat. 333 more words