Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Socials and Showers Knit Ypsi Together

This is the very depth of winter, heading towards Lent. How did Ypsilantians amuse themselves through long winter days (and the rest of the year)? Over time I collected stories about the types of socials and themed parties that used to be popular between roughly 1890 and late 30s-WWII. Here's a little story about them for a peek into those times.

After reading, take a guess as to how much your hands would have been worth. :)

Story in the Citizen.

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