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Hello World

Who Am I? It is complicated, I am a liberated, dedicated librarian and I love my family.

I enjoy working with people and helping with their research. 412 more words

Geer Family

Fashion Plates are Pages!

Scarlett O’Hara scandalized polite society a few times in Gone With The Wind.  She opened her own lumber mill and later staffed it with convicts from a local prison.   148 more words


A Lavish Golden Anniversary Party

In 1861, Mr. Busch married Miss Anheuser, and the rest is history.  Budweiser became the best-selling beer in the world.

By 1905, Lilly and Adolphus Busch had a home on Pasadena’s Orange Grove Avenue,  the street that was known as Millionaire’s Row. 81 more words

Life Around 1900

Glamor and the Great Depression: Wedding Dresses of the 1930s

Evelyn Peters achieved this dreamy look with lots of affordable netting, in both the veil and dress.  Other brides wore the wedding dress their mother, grandmother or other relative had worn.   310 more words

History In The Early 1900s

Anxiety and Change: The Jazz Age and Wedding Gowns of the 1920s

A global war with staggering loss of life. The very air became a battlefield, with airplanes, invented not long before, turned into death machines. An influenza epidemic killed 50 million worldwide. 429 more words

History In The Early 1900s

Bridal Gowns of the Early 1900s

“Complex works of art,” curator Sheryl Peters said of wedding gowns dating from about 1906 to 1915.

In this, our first dress, the lace around this collar is the most delicate I have ever seen.   345 more words

Life Around 1900

Bloggers invited to Pasadena Birthday Party

On June 22, 2013, Pasadena Museum of History will host the official birthday celebration for Pasadena’s 127th birthday.  In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the Colorado Street Bridge in 2013, their theme this year is Happy Birthday Pasadena – Celebrating Bridges.  266 more words