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1900s-1920s Three Italian immigrant brothers became restaurateurs

Italian brothers opened restaurants in the 1900s

After coming to America in the early 1900s, the Cacciapaglia brothers all became restaurateurs in Staunton, Virginia. ...

1900s-1920s Our Scruffy Soldier: Stray pup served during World War 1

Stray dog served in the World War 1 trenches

Before he became our family pet, Dad’s new dog joined the ranks of Canadian soldiers and served in the World War 1 trenches....

1900s-1920s Vintage valentines through the decades

Vintage valentines through the decades

These vintage valentines—from the 1900s to the 1970s—keep the romance alive....

1900s-1920s Rural mail carrier Carl Martin did such a good job, the folks on his route showered him with produce.

Kentucky town showered mail carrier with gifts in 1920s

Rural Kentucky town appreciated their mailman, who depended on his Ford Model T to make daily deliveries....

1900s-1920s Cycling could be difficult for women thanks to the fashions of the day. Tillie solved that problem by sewing her own riding uniforms.

Tillie the Terrible Swede

Cyclist Tillie Anderson inspired a generation of women to ride when she raced in the early 1900′s....

1900s-1920s Favorite Old Movie Theatres: Alabama Theatre

Our favorite vintage movie theaters

Reminisce editors celebrate their favorite old movie theaters that you can still visit today!...

1900s-1920s Gatsby Girls: Fashions of the Roaring 20s

Gatsby Girls: Fashions of the Roaring 20s

The Great Gatsby captured the rebellious spirit of the roaring ’20s. We’re celebrating the decade through the eyes of our readers with a slideshow of 1920s fashions....

1900s-1920s St. Patrick's Day postcards brought good luck

St. Patrick’s Day postcards brought good luck

On St. Patrick’s Day, friends and family sent blessings via postcard. We’re rounded up some of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day wishes just for you!...

1900s-1920s Wicker wonder, 1919

Grandfather turned car into wicker wonder

After a car accident in the early 1900s, Joseph Poirier repaired his vehicle using sturdy wicker because metal parts were scarce and expensive....

1900s-1920s Immigrants traveled through Ellis Island to pursue the American Dream.

Coming to America: Ellis Island welcomed millions

Millions of immigrants pursued the American Dream, passing through the gates of Ellis Island on their way into the country in the early 1900s....