Tag Archives: Sex

The attitude of high school students toward motion pictures

Source: Clarence Arthur Perry, The attitude of high school students toward motion pictures (New York: National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, 1923), pp. 41-44 Text: Slapstick or vulgar: I do not like the vulgar comedies that are sometimes shown. … Continue reading

Posted in 1910s, 1920s, Reports and studies, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Come and see the pictures

Source: Donald McGill, ‘Come and see the pictures’, postcard posted from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, 1910s, from the Nicholas Hiley collection Comments: Donald McGill (1875-1962) was a British postcard artist who became famous (and at times notorious) for his ‘saucy’ seaside postcards. … Continue reading

Posted in 1910s, Postcards, United Kingdom | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The little Madeleine

Source: Mrs Robert Henrey, The little Madeleine: the autobiography of a young French girl (New York: Dutton, 1953), pp. 199-200, 204-205 Text: Mme Maurer, grateful and generous, found a charming way to say thank you. Immediately after lunch on my … Continue reading

Posted in 1910s, France, Memoirs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment