Design Trends of the 1920's & 1930's

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  1. Jamie Zeff on May 4, 2023 at 9:26 am

    Such an informative video!

  2. Phuc-Hoang, Anh-Tu on May 4, 2023 at 9:26 am

    Very excited

  3. Patty LeVasseur on May 4, 2023 at 9:27 am

    6 seconds is ultimate especially for "room" photos…alot going on for details…question… i saw laminate floors….when did that start to look "like rugs/tile/ designs. how long has it been made…. orginally ..before they started with designs in it? is that a transfer to the laminated table / chairs in the 40/50? art deco? great video as always ;];];] love this process of history;];];]

  4. Dixie Logoyda on May 4, 2023 at 9:28 am

    I was born in 1940 in a rural area. We lived next door to the community telephone office The operator was a blind man & handled the switchboard like a pro. If a message came in for someone he would have to get a person to bring them to the phone office. Different but it worked.

  5. Denise View on May 4, 2023 at 9:33 am

    Thank you for showing your stove. Love it!

  6. Markell Williams on May 4, 2023 at 9:36 am

    Wow Darling that stove!!! Oh my goodness it’s beautiful ♥️thank you for sharing pics and info.

  7. Barbara Ness on May 4, 2023 at 9:38 am

    By the way, I think 3 seconds is fine for the pictures because I take still shots if I want to look at them longer.

  8. Sara Sexton on May 4, 2023 at 9:38 am

    Parlor was also where the dead is laid for visitation. Sitting up with the dead.

  9. Midcenturyme on May 4, 2023 at 9:40 am

    Hi 🙂 .I mean so much from U. I r fun to watch!
    I do like 6 second on the room shots,so much to see.! The other pics 6 seconds is Ok too.
    I like Ur puppet s too!

  10. Janet Bransdon on May 4, 2023 at 9:43 am

    SUBSCRIBED… thank you Sue, most interesting. I recently moved into a 1920’s home so this topic was useful as I want to bring my home back to its former glory.

  11. North Texas on May 4, 2023 at 9:44 am

    I love this yellow couch under the green curtains. This is the style setee I think they are called and I love and the room it is in Oh My!. My 90 year old friend had a dark green one just like it a velvet or velveteen one I adored it. Because it was for us ladies. I love the colors in the room too not to dark but light and inviting!!

  12. Valerie Fanning on May 4, 2023 at 9:45 am

    I definitely like the longer looks at the pictures.
    A couple of thoughts about possible reasons why the phone was in the entryway 1) it took less wire and drilling through walls to install the phone close to the front door and 2) having a phone was a status symbol. As soon as someone walked in the door it was "LOOK AT ME! WWWEEE have a phone." Just my theory and 2 cents. Lol
    Thanks for another amazing, very informative video!

  13. Richael Blewett on May 4, 2023 at 9:46 am

    Thanks Sue! Great video and I am liking the six seconds per pic.

  14. Robin LW on May 4, 2023 at 9:47 am

    Sue, I just discovered your channel, Love It!! I love history, home decorating, design, etc. Keep making these videos.

  15. Barbara Ness on May 4, 2023 at 9:47 am

    18:10 Wow, your stove is beautiful! (Of course you know that).😁

  16. bearmaine on May 4, 2023 at 9:47 am

    Love your stove, I also have a Sears stove a cream and green enamel cast iron 1921 wood/coal combo with 4 gas side burners. Have had it since 1972 but I am falling out of love with it! There have been many gas kitchen stoves in my life, but this stove has kept me warm for most of my life! Looking forward to learning about the gas conversion of your stove!
    You are the best…..well the CLL is also!

  17. De De Stephens on May 4, 2023 at 9:47 am

    Much better at 6 seconds

  18. AsphaltGypsy on May 4, 2023 at 9:48 am

    Thank you, Sue! You are amazing!!

  19. DBBR4 on May 4, 2023 at 9:49 am

    Omg when I was a child we lived in my grandfathers house. From the time that I can remember remembering we had the traditional white stove in the house. But out in the garage (which was situated in the alley) was a green stove exactly like ur Ezra 😉. You know my twin brother and I literally tore that stove apart. I don’t know how we managed but we even managed to break the knobs off. The cute little shelf and oven door. You know, someone should have beat our butts black and blue. It really made my day seeing your stove sitting there proudly. I’m glad you found the perfect fit. Thank you for sharing

  20. Sandra Hoffer on May 4, 2023 at 9:50 am

    6 seconds is my vote – more time to look at details and easier to pause, if you want to spend more time looking. Thank you!

  21. Shirl Russell on May 4, 2023 at 9:52 am

    Six seconds is wonderful. I had to laugh my house has that exact fixture,l couldn’t f8gure out what kind of shade .Now, l realize no shades it’s just about the bulb.

  22. Blue Star on May 4, 2023 at 9:52 am

    You rock, Sue. Thanks for all the solid information.

  23. RP Kent on May 4, 2023 at 9:52 am

    Just finished reading all your lovely comments and replies and have to add 2 more cents… My parents’ first house was custom built in 1952 in San Antonio, TX.  Had a telephone alcove specially placed in the exact center of the house.  It was about 4 feet from the floor and had a little phone book shelf underneath.  When Daddy added on 2 large rooms, he made a curved end open cabinet and the 2nd phone sat there.  it was about 2 feet off the floor and I recall our cat would jump up on the shelf and meow at it while it rang.  My maternal grandparents lived 30 miles from the nearest small town and finally got a phone in the 1980’s.  They had electricity  at least by the 1950’s as I recall.  The ceiling light was just a bulb, but on the side of the fixture there were one or two electrical plug sockets.   Running water came later and was hand carried into the house for baths, which had to be heated on the stove.  We pumped it also for cooking, and drinking.  The outhouse was like torture for us city kids.  In the summer, you opened the door, stood back and waited for a swarm of grasshoppers to fly out first… They literally (physically) had the Sears Roebuck catalog for paper.We called the refrigerator the "Ice Box" or the "Frigidaire", which was the brand name on the front.  Do you remember the package stores, convenience stores, corner stores, etc. that sold beer, sodas, ice cream and some dry goods?  We called them Ice Houses.  I guess they were the places to get ice for our old ice boxes.My family gave my grandparents a tiny black and white tv in the 1980’s.  they said they didn’t need it, but once they started watching, they were hooked…Thanks Sue, and everyone else, for such a walk down memory lane!

  24. Mandy Ballge on May 4, 2023 at 9:54 am

    Like the 6 seconds for limited number of pics. Long line of pics maybe like 4 or 5 seconds if that is an option. Love your videos.

  25. Laura Welch on May 4, 2023 at 9:57 am

    Please keep the pictures up the 6 seconds
    Thank u

  26. Anaid on May 4, 2023 at 9:57 am

    Thank you so much for this video ,so informative

  27. Phuc-Hoang, Anh-Tu on May 4, 2023 at 9:59 am

    Its the current trend now…a new type of cushion whoa.

  28. KIMBERLY PORTER on May 4, 2023 at 10:00 am

    Those interiors . . . Chef’s kiss

  29. Deborah Laber on May 4, 2023 at 10:01 am

    Love the clock. Great idea.

  30. Heru- deshet on May 4, 2023 at 10:02 am

    Every room so lovely and cozy! I remember visiting an aunt who kept everything her mother had. Her house was wonderful to be in. As a kid I would love to sit in her living room and read.

  31. Cheri Thorne on May 4, 2023 at 10:02 am

    I like the 6 second gives me more time to notice the details.

  32. southpark1029384756 on May 4, 2023 at 10:03 am

    Yes, good job, I liked the 6 seconds to look 👀

  33. Barbara Ness on May 4, 2023 at 10:04 am

    Hi Sue! I do believe I’ve found my favorite YouTube channel! You are so interesting to listen to and I love all the information you deliver.
    Were you ever a History teacher? If not you’d sure make a great one! With your ability to captivate people’s attention, and keep them entertained at the same time you’ve got great public speaking skills!

  34. franielee38 on May 4, 2023 at 10:05 am

    Wow!!!!!! Love that stove!!!!! 6 burner!!!! Wow!!! Oh!!!!! I should have waited!!! Kerosene!!!! Wow!!!!1

  35. Karen Dixon on May 4, 2023 at 10:05 am

    Definitely longer picture viewing is good. My parents had newer 50s -60s furniture but they had that 1930s Vanity in the 2nd bdrm photo. It was probably my dad’s..he was 17 yrs older than my mother and had been a bachelor awhile.
    Edit.. I am remembering the movie "Meet Me in St Louis" .. the family was well off… They had gas lighting? (I think) piped through the walls (scary).. still had an ice box.. but they did have a phone?.. it was a huge deal to get a long distance call.. Maybe it was one of those movie "fibs"??

  36. Janet Bransdon on May 4, 2023 at 10:06 am

    I prefer the longer 6 seconds as I can take more in from the pictures, thank you Sue.

  37. Jessika Gallop and Family on May 4, 2023 at 10:07 am

    I just love your videos. You are so knowledgeable about what you do. It is nice to see. ♡

  38. Rosa Merla on May 4, 2023 at 10:11 am

    Good morning Sue .

  39. Gloria Misiaszek on May 4, 2023 at 10:14 am

    Well Done, Sue! I love your pictures and explanation. Whatever speed you use is okay with me. I love the room pics the most. I have a large collection of old magazines and the ads are my favorite. Thanks for all you put into these. It’s much appreciated. I like that you give time for the photos that have lots going on.

  40. whutzat on May 4, 2023 at 10:15 am

    6 seconds is perfect!

  41. Sonja Jelinski on May 4, 2023 at 10:15 am

    I love your stove

  42. Nelda Gay on May 4, 2023 at 10:17 am

    Thank you for another wonderful video!

  43. RP Kent on May 4, 2023 at 10:19 am

    I prefer 6 seconds, or even longer.  I will replay this video and pause on each picture.  loved the video…

  44. yelloworangered on May 4, 2023 at 10:20 am

    And if you had a servant, it would be more dignified and proper for the servant to receive calls in a neutral area of the house and not always be barging into the family rooms?

  45. De De Stephens on May 4, 2023 at 10:21 am

    I think now days there are homes with a formal living room with no tv but family rooms have the tv if they have both rooms

  46. Fire Dog on May 4, 2023 at 10:21 am

    Hi Sue! Your channel appeared on my screen. You and others here shared a common interest! 🙂 Thank you for posting the photos for 6 seconds to give us time to examine the products. I "pause" the video to gaze at designs, quality of materials, and workmanship — a good time to be alive. I bought a 1930 Tudor but the Great Depression made product distribution difficult. So, I think I’ll focus on the 1920s for product selection and availability. Anyhow, I’m here and glad I found you! 🙂

  47. All things dragons on May 4, 2023 at 10:21 am

    Hello Sue! I love watching your videos! 6 sec is better. I would love for you to get in touch with me regarding an old lamp I bought at a Restore Thrift Shop. Maybe if you saw a photo of it you could give me some information. It is quite an unusual lamp. I am very excited to get your opinions about how old it is, etc… Thanks again and keep up the great videos!

  48. Dusty Attic Diggers on May 4, 2023 at 10:22 am

    I remember phone tables. I see them in auctions sometimes still. I may need to find one for my home. Great video!

  49. Terri Rodger on May 4, 2023 at 10:23 am

    You have given us such a gift with this series of videos. Thank you so much💕

  50. yelloworangered on May 4, 2023 at 10:26 am

    I decided once to just give up electric lights for a week. I lasted three days and was astonished to see how quickly my view of everything changed. I was dividing my tasks into daylight (needs good light) or could be done in the dark. 🙂 P.S. And I did keep cow hours – lol.

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