Useful 1920s-1930s typefaces, newspaper resources, and telegram templates

I've been using these for quite a while and thought I might share them here. As far as verisimilitude goes, these resources are really helpful for adding an authentic touch to any timeline or story set in the early 20th century. Maybe it's a little too American-centric, but I figured it might be of use to many here regardless.

Western Union telegram template:

Generic self mailing telegram template:

Free font pack that includes a lot of typefaces derived from those that would've been found in newspapers in the '20s and '30s:

1920s newspaper ingredients (includes period appropriate advertisements, stock photos, and articles):
Here're some of my examples of the sort of stuff you can do with the fonts and templates. To spice things up, all you need is some minor editing with an image program like Paint or GIMP. Most of the work is already done for you in the template PDFs (you really only have to screenshot them and save them as an image file)



Generic telegram


Western Union telegram