I’ve never quite understood those early 1890’s shoulders with their massive, poofy tops. Later in the 1890’s, when the enormous leg-o-mutton sleeves were in vogue, the gathered fabric accounted for the fullness at the sleeve cap. 64 more words
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Wilson Blade, 20 November 1897.
- Alice Darden — Alice Darden, born 1879, was the daughter of George and Ava Darden. In the 1880 census of Speights Bridge township, Greene County: laborer George Darden, 22, wife Ava, 18, daughter Alice, 1, and niece Rose, 10. 269 more words
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Section II touches on the incredible changes that occurred during the half century after the immigration and then looks at the socioeconomic spectrum of life experienced by two families, Nieman and Lueder, farming outside of Cedarburg, Wisconsin. 1,673 more words
116 Years Difference in Time, Yet Not So Very Different
Although Emma Martina Luigia Morano was born 29 November 1899, and not in the 21st Century, she was born amid “large-scale economic change, job uncertainty, the politics of extremism and paranoia, arguments over America’s international role, and racial conflicts,” to quote Fritz Lanham of the Houston Chronicle. 734 more words