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The Ladies’ Home Journal – 1905

Last year I acquired January through December 1905 of The Ladies’ Home Journal at an insanely reasonable price. Okay, it was a little pricey, but not nearly as much as you would think. It was affordable for me, so they became mine!

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I’m really interested in life at the turn of the century and this seemed a perfect way to see what a typical housewife was doing over 100 years ago. And I’m trying to figure out a way to share the articles with you. I haven’t even begun to explore many of them because I wanted to wait to experience them here. 

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The articles are long and the pictures are too interesting not to share also.

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Music in the home was important.

photo (16)And one could dream too!

photo (17)Interesting and useful ads throughout.

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As many of you know, magazines were much larger back then. I can’t just scan the articles on my scanner and they are quite long to type out. I don’t have one of those wand scanners and I’m not even sure that would work. I’ll figure out a way though. If you have any ideas, I’m open for suggestions!







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