Category: Edwardian era

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Public Displays of Mourning — the Victorians and Edwardians

We live in a day and age where sex tapes make people celebrities, and the thought of one’s mortality makes people uncomfortable. There was once a time when the opposite was true. People were aware of the shadow of death and mourning was a public activity. Their sex lives, on the other hand, were never spoken […]

Edwardian era History

Education in the 1910s

September is the traditional back-to-school season in North America. Education has changed quite a bit over the past century. It’s also stayed the same in many ways. Let’s take a look at some of the similarities and differences. The More Things Change …. In 1900, the U.S. high school graduation rate was six percent. During the […]

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