17-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Saturday, January 18, 1913: Fixed some of my clothes today. Didn’t do much work because I didn’t feel very energetic.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
I bet Grandma wasn’t very energetic fixing her clothes because she wished that she had new clothes. Did Grandma dream of having the outfits featured in Ladies Home Journal?
For more hundred-year-old fashions, see Fashion a Hundred Years Ago.