This is from a cute little songbook, complete with music. This book is called Songs of Childhood, and it is from 1923. Some songs are just two lines long, and some are two pages long. I will be posting a bunch of these. I hope you enjoy! SNOW STARS Snow-flakes, here you are, Each one … Continue reading Snow Stars
This is from The Little Guardian, from the 1800s. It’s a small volume with cute stories in it. It’s hard to tell in what part of the 1800s it was made. This poem is old, and probably was forgotten as soon as it was first read, but it has an important message. Be kind to … Continue reading Winter
This little story is from a book with no date, and, unfortunately, has no name that I know of. This is because – horror of all horrors! – it has no cover. My guess is that it is from the 1890s-early 1900s. I call it the Bunny Book, because the first story in the book … Continue reading A Letter From A Christmas Turkey
Whether you come from a place that snows in winter or not, you may be aware that winter and Christmas is often associated with snow. I thought it would be fun to include winter-and-Christmas-centered poems and stories this month. I even have some neat children’s songs coming up! The following cute stories and poems come … Continue reading Snow!
John E. Halliday was chatted in the December 1911 issue of Motion Picture Story Magazine. Multiple sources have different birth years, but all say September 14. Wikipedia says 1869, but that has to be way off, since he fought with the British Army in the Boer War, and it seems this would make him too … Continue reading John E. Halliday
Here are the answers to the previous word find game from Motion Picture Story Magazine. Original post here. I did not get them all! The answers I got in full were Costello, Joyce, Hotely, Pickford, Myers, Mason, Anderson, Bushman, Robinson, Kerrigan, Walker, Wayne, Normand and Hawley. Continue reading Silent Photoplayer Word Find Answer Sheet
I wonder how many of these our silent photoplay lovers can figure out? This is from February 1913 Motion Picture Story Magazine. Continue reading Silent Photoplayer Word Find