Little Women

“I want to do something splendid before I go into my castle, something heroic or wonderful that won’t be forgotten after I’m dead. I don’t know what, but I’m on the watch for it, and mean to astonish you all some day.” This 1950 edition of Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy by…

Things Girls Like To Do

Spotted this book at my favorite local antique shop, Village Antiques & Collectibles in Succasunna, NJ. While not one I wanted for my personal collection, its always fascinating to see early literature directed towards female readers. The 1917 Uplift Vocational series, Things Girls Like to Do and Things Boys Like to Make, really show how far women…