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American clothing – 1900s AD

By |2018-04-18T09:53:59+00:00August 10th, 2017|Clothing, North America|

Girls working in a mill, about 1900 AD By about 1900, though, cloth and clothing got cheap enough that there was a big change in how people thought about clothes. Instead of wearing many layers of clothes, a lot of people started to wear different clothes every day. Young kids wore cotton dresses - both [...]

European economy in the 1900s

By |2018-04-16T10:32:29+00:00August 4th, 2017|Economy, Modern Europe|

European economy in the 1900s: British coal miners on strike in 1926 At the beginning of the 1900s, most people in Europe were still farming and living in the country. But, continuing the trend that had begun in the 1800s, more and more of them stopped farming and began working in factories in the cities. [...]

European clothing in the 1900s

By |2018-04-11T09:24:28+00:00August 4th, 2017|Clothing, Modern Europe|

French women wearing pants (Paris, 1922) Even though European men had started wearing pants in the early 1800s, women in Europe didn't really start to wear pants until about 100 years later, in the early 1900s. Slowly more and more women started to wear pants, just as men had. But although by the 1900s pretty [...]