It’s as true now as it was 150 years ago: the fashions people wear are indicators of their times.
Location (city or country, US or abroad) and income level can also impact a woman’s style choices.
By combining various modes of research, however, you should be able to discover the essence of the era — and your family’s place within it.
Cadillac released a new V-16 engine that redefined personal power in the “affordable” automobile.
Other important new inventions include automatic transmission and V-8, V-12 and V-16 engines. There were about 6 new cars introduced in the 1930 line.
Here are several sites that can help you put your aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents on the right branches of your family tree.
Here are some places where you can pick up a few style cues to help you ID your own vintage family photographs!Cars in 1930 were styled very similarly to 1920s cars.The somewhat carriage-y look was still in style and the cars were quite slender and not nearly as rounded as they became in the late 1930s.Vintage hairstyles A look at how women wore their hair in eras past, illustrated with photos of modern recreations. It’s all in the (style) details Family demonstrates how to decipher the little details in photographs — such as the sleeve type and kinds of neckties.More resource sites: Even if you think you’re on the right track, identifying fashions can help you confirm information.If you look at how models changed ever so slightly over the years, each year seems to look a little bit faster than the last.