The custom of dating in the 1920s
Walter Schmitt says at one time there were three soda fountains in Gresham.
You didn't get ice cream in small town restaurants, you went to a soda fountain.
The collection sparked the idea for this site, then a book, Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating, and Marriage, which has inspired an Off-Broadway production of the same name!
We’re in the midst of planning a bathroom renovation, and although the driving force behind it is to replace the tub with a deep one that I can actually bathe in, I was amused to find this advice about “Installing a Shower-Bath.” It appears in The House-Owner’s Book, written by Allen L.
What type fashion do you see in your historic image?
Also, women had gained more power in the marriage due to the 19th amendment that gave women the right to vote. I still am good friends with some of the girls I used to date back there." Louise Dougharty says her parents were very strict, and she didn't go out with anyone they didn't approve of. The man she eventually married had a car, and they used to drive to the Dairy Queen in Waco.Not all dates involved movies, especially if you didn't have the dime.The Jazz Age; The Roaring Twenties; whatever one calls the 1920s, they were characterized by the music, the dancing, the fast cars, and most importantly, for the fashion buff, the "flapper".Although a wider variety of fashions were worn by women at this time, the 1920s have become synonymous with the image of the short-haired flapper in the straight, waistless dress twirling her long strands of beads.