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By Ed Enochs | Remember that time...? A throwback to styles and tastes throughout the past decades... Whether its toys, clothes, television shows, cars, brand names, shoes, music (albums vs. cassettes), furniture, or video games, anything Retro, Vintage, or Classic I can find, I will try to publish in this magazine...
Bad Girls — pulp fiction artwork by James Alfred Meese, 1958
"Grow Vitamins At Your Kitchen Door"
Credit: Library of Congress
World War I
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"Our Food Is Fighting"
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Thirty years ago, Coca-Cola introduced what seemed like a fizzling new idea
It was, TIME declared, “like putting a miniskirt on the refurbished Statue of Liberty.”
Thirty years ago, on April 23, 1985, Coca-Cola announced that the company would take an unprecedented step in the ongoing cola wars: …Food
Fifty years ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was slain by a madman’s bullet. The assassination of the popular and debonair young president was unimaginable and plunged the United States into despair and paranoia. To this day, despite the findings of the Warren Commission, many people think that Lee …Personalized News
FDR outsmarts them all: Henry Ford, Joseph Kennedy, Charles Lindbergh and the American entrance into World War II
Fascism overseas or a third term? As FDR pondered that, he also had to outwit a nasty isolationist movement at home
Joseph P. Kennedy was not alone in thinking that if Roosevelt won a third term he would take Americans into war. In his opening election address, even vice presidential candidate Henry …
... was actually not a big deal at all, according to the president who sat for it.
... were actually not a big deal at all, according to the president who sat for them.
The first photograph of a sitting United States president was taken of William Henry Harrison on March 4, 1841. The new executive …U.S. Presidency
The street looks abandoned because the exposure time was seven minutes, making it too slow to capture most of the people and carriages moving in the …Science News
Oscar winner/siren Sophia Loren remains the epitome of timeless beauty and elegance. Here, in honor of her 80th birthday, we rounded up our favorite vintage photos of the gorgeous Italian. Buon compleanno, Sophia!Vintage
For Connor Hays, nothing said summer more than spending a day at Joyland Amusement Park.
Back in its prime, the Wichita, Kansas, theme park drew families with novelty rides, carnival food and live entertainment. Hays, now 25, says he visited Joyland at least twice each summer when he was a kid in …Vintage
Woman war worker in a woman's boarding house listening to a murder mystery on the radio. Author: Esther Bubley. Washington DC, January 1943. More of her photos: http://secondat.blogspot.com/2009/06/esther-bubley.html Worth seeing! #OldRadio #TubeRadio #radio #photo #photography #OldPhoto #Washington #USA
Nintendo will release a Super Smash Bros. for Wii U bundle that includes the game, a GameCube Super Smash Bros. marked controller and a GameCube …
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During World War II, in the summer of 1942, the United States …World War II
The character of “Rosie the Riveter”—as feminist symbol, World War II icon and mid-century heroine—is so ingrained in the American psyche that it’s sometimes difficult to remember that there was a time when Rosie didn’t, in fact, exist. In the early 1940s, though, as American women …Women's History
Women of steel: LIFE with female factory workers in World War II. http://ti.me/120QKOc | pic.twitter.com/kCZTnTim7V
It is perhaps the best known and most enduring image of the First World War: the commanding, moustached face of Lord Kitchener, his accusing, pointing finger and the urgent slogan “Your country needs YOU”.
The picture is credited with encouraging millions of men to sign up to fight in the trenches, …World History