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July 23

July 23, 1928 – The Oswald the Lucky Rabbit Short Film Sleigh Bells Premieres in Theaters

“The restoration of [Sleigh Bells] will introduce many audiences to Disney’s work in the silent period – it clearly demonstrates the vitality and imagination of his animation at a key pint in his early career.” 83 more words

FREE Book and New Release Price Break for a Limited Time

To celebrate the release of Michelle Dutton’s Lillian in the Doorway, Amazon offers the enovella The Admiral of Signal Hill FREE July 22-26. Here’s a description of the 1922 mystery. 248 more words

Batter Up!

On this day in 1926, baseball great, Babe Ruth caught a fly ball tossed from an airplane.  The publicity stunt was conducted to drum up support for a civilian summer camp at Mitchel Field air base.  405 more words

History

White 1920s dress, Part III: Construction

Once my insertion was in, it was time to actually cut out the dress. Like I said, I went with a One-Hour Dress pattern, which is basically a glorified T-tunic– you just cut a hole on the top fold for your head, cut in some sleeves, and fuss with the hipline a bit to get pleats. 482 more words

Sewing

check out these slang words from the roaring 20's!

we’ve all been ‘burning with a blue flame’ at the ‘Blind Pig’ and had our fair share of ‘absent treatment’, dreaming for our  ‘air tight’ ‘Blue serge’ right??! 85 more words

Flapper!

  • Found some lovely old beads in my stash and knew I had to dress a flapper! Yay for the 1920’s.

Blue is not my colour but I like her!!

NE Broadway, 1929

This number man is standing outside a service station located at NE Broadway and NE 24th Avenue, 1929. For more information on the number man, … 20 more words

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