Spooning Parties: Turn of the Century Spoony Love

by NEW YORK DIGITAL NEWS



Spooning Parties: Turn of the Century Spoony Love

The following article was reprinted from the St. Louis Republic in The Yonkers Herald of June 24, 1895. It was transcribed by Hudson River Maritime Museum volunteer Carl Mayer.

“Spooning” parties are popular in some quarters. They take their name from a good old English word which was intended to ridicule the alleged fantastic actions of a young man or a young woman who is in love.

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