Edwardians in High Definition

I just had to post this. It’s so cool! Somebody put a ton of work into this. If you ever look at professional videos shot around the year 1900 (and I’m sure you do all the time), you’ll notice they’re very choppy and often damaged. This video is so clear, it brings the people back to […]

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Stephen Foster’s Last Gift

The American composer Stephen Foster wrote many beloved songs, and perhaps the most famous is Beautiful Dreamer. Foster wrote the song near the end of his life, after his wife left him and his health was failing. Beautiful Dreamer earned a fortune, but it had not yet been published when Foster died in January 1864. His pockets […]

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