Old futurists never die

In 1901, the Newark Daily Advocate published their ideas for 2001.

Now, candidly, wouldn’t you like to know what sayers will be saying, thinkers thinking, writers writing, doers doing and plotters plotting at the end of the next hundred years?

Will airships be provided for messenger boys?

Will lovely woman do the proposing?

Will woman bosses run politics as they now run the home?

From the 1928 Ogden Standard-Examiner:

The mechanical man, brazen-lunged creature of dreadful portent is among us! A few years from now you may rub elbows with him in the subway, turn out in the street to let him pass upon his ruthless way…

Paleo-Future posts visions of the future from the past, many from newspapers and magazines. It’s a fascinating look at our fascination with the future.