Tag: 1910 technology

Edwardian era Hettie's World History United States

Sears, Roebuck Home Builder’s Catalogue: Home Decorating 101

When was the last time you read a catalogue cover to cover? Well, that’s exactly what I have been doing over the past several days. The catalogue I am reading is the Sears, Roebuck Home Builder’s Catalogue from 1910. I purchased the catalogue from Dover Publications as a research book. What better way to picture […]

Edwardian era Hettie's World History

Technology in the 1910s: Surprising Modern and Familiar

Many people have the impression that the 1910s were technologically the Dark Ages.  In truth, nearly all the modern conveniences we enjoy today existed, only in a simpler form. Technological advances accelerated in the 19th century and continued in the 20th century at an astonishing rate.  So much so that, as ThoughtCo. puts it, “We […]

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