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20's makeup: the new heavy make-up look was a reaction to the demure Edwardian era and women were increasingly driven by marketing through cinema and advertising. Now it was time for nice girls to be bad. The popular foundation look was still pale, with plenty of rouge, lip color and kohl eyeshadow.
When 5-year-old May Pierstorff asked to visit her grandmother, her parents had no money to buy a rail ticket. So they mailed her. In 1914, May’s parents proposed mailing her from Grangeville, parcel post to Lewiston, Idaho, 75 miles away. The postmaster found the “package” was under the 50-pound weight limit, so he winked at their plan, classed May as a baby chick, and put 53 cents in stamps on her coat. May rode in the train's mail car and was delivered safely to her grandparents.