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Artwork by: Cindy Adelle Richard (Night Out, Urban Owl, and Like Velvet)

Hello! I am Cindy Adelle Richard, and welcome to Adelle Circa 1920. I will start by explaining what the name Adelle Circa 1920 means. Adelle is my middle name, and it fits perfectly with the time period I love the best — the 1920s. I included circa because the things I tend to love the best were invented and/or produced around or about 1920, but I love the 1930s-1940s as well. I am constantly charmed by history, time worn objects, ephemera, stories from the past and so on. For me, exploring history is about knowing myself better and helping others to know themselves better – learning about it and examining it for lessons, solutions, and inspiration.

I am constantly finding great sources of historical inspiration, so I created this blog to collect and share my interesting discoveries with other history lovers. Think of this blog like your all access pass to a Vintage Wonderland with me as your trusty guide. I am also an artist, so I love to share my vintage-inspired watercolor paintings, illustrated journal pages, photography, and mini-stories + poems inspired by my visual work. I hope you find loads of inspiration while venturing through my blog.

Thank you for visiting Adelle Circa 1920.

You can also connect with me in the following ways:

Etsy: adellecirca1920.etsy.com Link

Instagram: @adellecirca1920 Link

Pinterest: Link

7 Comments Add yours

  1. jazzfeathers says:

    I Cindy. I’m so excited I found your blog. I also write novels set in the Twenties. Can’t wait to explore your blog 🙂

    1. So sorry I missed this comment before! I am so glad you found me as well, and so excited to meet a fellow writer obsessed with the 1920s.

  2. jazzfeathers says:

    Can I read your stories somewhere? I don’t see any info about it on this blog.
    I haven’t prublished anything yet, but you can read excerpts from my WIP on my blog… in case you feel like it 😉
    This is the latest

    1. I read an excerpt from your story about the speakeasy – very interesting; I would love to read more. I have not published yet but I am currently working on getting some things published – I will be sure to share them when I do.

  3. Mo welch says:

    Hi. I found your lovely write up about my work recently. Thank you.
    I am in the process of getting some originals in print and maybe greetings cards. No info on that yet but thought you might be interested.
    Thanks again for your positive words.
    Kind regards

    1. Hello Mo! Thank you for reaching out to let me know what is happening with your work; I am obviously a huge fan! I am glad to know you will have prints of your work, and I will keep an eye out for them. It means a lot to me that you read and responded to my post regarding your work. I wish you all the best! Cindy

  4. The Harmon Museum/Warren County Historical Society in Lebanon,Ohio, Mr. Harmon’s birthplace, is currently examining the large archive of materials – including photos, letters,etc. we have in the collection regarding the Harmon Foundation awards. Bravo! For this site!

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