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A Thanksgiving Menu, 1905

Not an older woman, but too wonderful not to share. This is from the Buttolph menu collection at the New York Public Library, found via the Digital Public Library website. The menu comes from the Planter’s Hotel in St. Louis, … Continue reading

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Halloween in Covina, 1979

It’s not as hard to find pictures of older women in Halloween costumes as you might think. Of course they are not on the streets trick-or-treating; instead, look for them at Halloween parties. The Los Angeles Public Library provides a … Continue reading

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