Tag: History


PATRON + MONDAY MUSINGS: Good health advice from a woman’s health book from 1852

ADVICE FOR WOMEN From a Health book 1852 Necessity Of Change Of Air An occasional change of air may be said to be almost…


PATRON + SATURDAY SECRETS – The missing or lost sock dilemma seems to have been around for ages according to this 1890s story

Evidently, there was a problem with personal clothing and garments being lost in the 1890s just as there is today. They seem to have…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

A personal letter written from Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Alabama on October 21, 1918 about the Flu Pandemic

In the following transcribed letter, Lucy describes her work to her son in the influenza ward at the Camp Sheridan hospital. Transcribed letter from…