Index

1700s

-Predicting the Weather in the 1700s 
-Colonial Rules for Children
-The Hessian: Easy English Country Dance for Children
-Colonial Game: How to Play Fives
-Colonial Game: How to Play Thread the Needle
-New England Primer, Colonial School in the Northeast
-Stinging Nettle: Plant with 1,000 Uses
-Colonial Garden Directions 1799
-Rue and Herb of Days Past
- 9 Colonial Herbs and Uses
- Witch Jugs and Witch Bottles
- How to Make Corn Husk Dolls

1800s

-Virginia Reel Dance Instructions and Sheet Music
-Hints for Servants 1859
-How to Set a Table for a Dinner Party 1876
-Etiquette for Gentlemen 1860
- Period Deodorants 1820, 1860s
-Winter in the 1860s
-Civil War Snowball Fights
-Fife and Tin Whistle Fingerings 
-1850s Street Etiquette 
- How Close are the Guns? How to Calculate How Close a Storm is. 1805 Tall Ship 
-1860s Dinner Invitations
-Language of Flowers 1856
- The Christmas Game Called "Plum Pudding"



Other


The Ugly Girl Papers: Beauty Advice from 1870
What Was Eaten at the First Thanksgiving?

Recipes/Food

-Medieval Vegetable Broth: Braum Brose

-1700s

 

-Christmas Cookie Recipe from Amelia Simmons 1796. 
-Gingerbread Cakes 1749
-Colonial Desserts
-Mushroom Ketchup 1796 
- Beef Stew, a poor Man's Dish 1767
-Colonial Shortbread 1791
-Evolution of Shortbread 1755-1916
-Candied Orange Peel 1737  
-Curd Fritters 1798 
- Stewed Pears 1778
- Verjuice 1732. 1788
- Hannah Glasse's Lip Salve 1778
- Syringe Biscuits 1790

-1800s

 

-Currant Ice Cream 1819
-Pennsylvania Teacake Recipe 1870

-1860s

 

-Potato Leek Soup
-Civil War Bread Recipe
-Macaroni and Cheese
-Rockahominy, Hominy and Grits
-Popovers
-Stuffing: Civil War Thanksgiving
-Farina: Civil War Sanitary Commission and Hospital Food Served at Gettysburg 
-Civil War Era Peach Pie  
-1860 Crab Apple Jelly 
-1856 Crullers 
-1865 Rock Candy 
-1862 Lemonade Powder
-1850 Scotch Short-Cake
-1858 Potato Chip Recipe
- 1865 Molasses Candy Recipe
- 1861 Apple Snowballs
- 1860 Pineappleade Recipe
- 1863 German Tart Recipe1860s Confederate Milk Substitute


Civil War Food Related

 

-When General Lee Instructed his Men to Find Their Own Food
-Low or No Cook Cooking at Hot Reenactments
-How to Make Paper bags for Food 1860s
-Confederate Cost of Dinner in 1864
-How Many Calories did they Eat in 1860?
-Civil War Era Dinner Invitations 
-Hydrochloric Acid--for Cooking? 1863


 -1900s


-Anne of Green Gables Nut Cake 1902

 Chinese Egg Roll 1917, 1943

-Modern


-1950s Crabcakes Recipe from my Grandmother
-Vegetarian Dumplings
-Onigiri Japanese Rice Balls
-Biscotti
-Italian Peppers and Egg Sandwiches
- WWII Kisses Recipe 

Reenacting Interest

 

-Reenactor's Survival Kit
-What Did they Read During the Civil War?
-"A Soldier's Kit" --Advice from a Veteran Soldier
-Photography at Reenactments
-Racism and Discrimination in Reenacting 
-Reenacting Safety
-What Did the Rebel Yell Sound Like? 
-Ways to Save Money Reenacting
-10 Ways to Interest Spectators at Events
-Reenacting and Spectators
-Civil War Dancing: How to Curtsy
-1860s Dinner Invitations
-Peculiar Directions for Resuscitation from 1861 
-Hints for Servants from 1859
-Civil War Snowball Fights
-Spencirian Ladies Hand 1850s Calligraphy
-The End of Reenacting is Near!!
-Tips For New Civil War Reenactors: Be A Bit Of A Farb
- Ways to Save Money Reenacting
-The 3 Things You Need To Be A Good Reenactor
- Civil War Letter and Envelope Templates

Researching/Preservation

 

-Studying Sources: Bixby Letter
-Copyrights in the Historical Arena
-Civil War Letters and Diaries Archives
-Godey's Lady's Book Full View January 1864
-How to Preserve Antique Books
-How to Date Old Books: How to Read Roman Numerals
-How to Preserve and Repair Antique Quilts 

 

Sewing/Knitting/Crocheting Patterns

 

-1700s

-Sewn Colonial Pockets
-Colonial Shortgown/ Bedgown



-1800s

  -Knitted Washcloths

-Easy Knitted Scarf


-Civil War

-Red Riding Hood from Peterson's Magazine 


-1859 Sewn and Embroidered Reticule Pattern


-Sewn Pocketbook Pattern from Godey's Lady's Book, 1862


-Sewn and Embroidered Potholders 


-Sewn Boy's Jacket from Godey's Lady's Book 


-Knitting Period Correct Corset Laces 


-Knitted Wool Shawl  


-Civil War Era Knit Purse


-Civil War Sewn Apron Pattern


-Crochet Glengarry Cap from Godey's Lady's Book




-Macrame Watch-Guard from Peterson's Magazine 1857



-Sewn Corset Pattern from Godey's Lady's Book 1857



-Knit Sontag Godey's Lady's Book 


-Crocheted Sontag Pattern Godey's Lady's Book 1864


-Alternative  Knit Sontag Patterns



- Ladies Knit Tie 1861

- Civil War Men's Shirt 1852



-Knit Opera Hood 1858


-1862 Knit Garters from Godey's Lady's Book


-Knit Winter Socks from Godey's Lady's Book 1860


- Princess Capote Hood 1862


-Sewn Reticule 1831-1865 

- 1855 Quilt Pattern

- 1840 Knit Shoe Inserts

-1859 Knit Talma (cape)


-1861, 1862, Knit, Crochet or Sewn, Army Mittens


1860s Clothing Interest
 
-Civil War Bathing Suits 
-Stocking Hygiene- Change your Stockings Twice a Week 
-Civil War Hats, Bonnets and Hoods

Etiquette


-1850s Etiquette When Reading  

Tall Ships and Golden Age of Sail

- Nantucket Whaling and Fate of the Essex
-1916 Mutiny over Hardtack and Pie



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