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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...

The Oldest Known Photographs of a U.S. President

... 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 had just delivered his inaugural speech -- the outdoor address now most remembered …

U.S. Presidency

Possibly the oldest photograph of a human being surfaces online

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PARIS, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The oldest photograph to capture a human being from 1838 by Louis Daguerre has surfaced online.

Paris

La Dolce Vita: The Best Vintage Photos of Sophia Loren

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

Allure of vintage theme parks

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 …

Theme Parks

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

GameCube Controller Bundle Will Be Offered With Smash Bros.

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 …

Nintendo Wii

40 Outrageous Banned Album Sleeves

Albums

“An original ad for the theatrical release of #StarWars outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre in 1977.”

First Preview of @BulletsOverBway !!!! So excited; I feel like Princess Leia in this picture: http://t.co/OsubwulWNy

Top 10 Defining Moments of 1970s America

The first Winter #Olympics, held in Chamonix, France. 1924. - http://t.co/zMdiXAAzVN

Collection Spotlight: WWII United News Newsreels

Posted by Pam Velazquez on November 21, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Collections

During World War II, in the summer of 1942, the United States …

Women of Steel: LIFE With Female Factory Workers in World War II

Culture

'40s

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

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Women of steel: LIFE with female factory workers in World War II. http://ti.me/120QKOc | pic.twitter.com/kCZTnTim7V

'Your Country Needs You' - The myth about the First World War poster that 'never existed'

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, …

Posters

Modern art was CIA 'weapon'

Revealed: how the spy agency used unwitting artists such as Pollock and de Kooning in a cultural Cold War

For decades in art circles it was either a …

CIA

The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War, by Peter Englund – review

The long summer that led up to the last days of peace in Europe in 1914 gave little hint of the storm to come. After the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand at Sarajevo on 28 June, however, and the ensuing mobilisation of German troops, Kaiser Wilhelm II engulfed defenceless Belgium, and the …

War

“ 19th century medicine chest ‘time capsule’ from 1817 containing dozens of exotic potions goes on sale ”

Cool art, design, photography, from all over. Check out my personal art.

Catching Elephant is a theme by Andy Taylor

19th century medicine chest ‘time …

After Being Sealed for 100 Years, Time Capsule in Oklahoma City Reveals Pristine Artifacts

photo by Paul B. Southerland/The Oklahoman

On April 22, 2013, the Century Chest, a time capsule that had been sealed for 100 years, was opened during …

Oklahoma City

Top Trends at Brimfield — Brimfield Antique Show 2013

You can find almost anything at Brimfield, from sleek antiques to the weird and wacky. And while each field and booth is often quite different, I …

Trends

Boston's Puritan and Company Has a Killer Antique Cocktail Glass Collection

Cambridge’s Puritan & Company is a restaurant that pays attention to detail. Whether it’s purslane from chef
Will Gilson’s family farm meticulously scattered on a plate, a swordfish belly that’s been cured for days on end for a melt-in-your-mouth seafood pastrami, or that imposing 1920s cast-iron …

See Some of the Treasures at Two Sisters Antiques

Stepping into Two Sisters Antiques in West Medford is like a trip back in time, and a peak into a treasure chest.

Run by sisters Theresa and Linda Turino for 13 years in July, the store always has something new – well new to them at least.

“We meet people at the point where they are downsizing or …

Antiques

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Unzipping Antique Gadgets Shows Off Glorious Guts

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A Visual History of Magic

What the art of levitation has to do with creative debt and the legacy of vintage graphic design.

Whether in the rites of religion, the science of reality, or the folklore of love, or the transcendence of art, or even the allure of early image manipulation, the hunger for magic has always …

Art

Remembering San Francisco's Baseball Stadiums, In Photos

The Giants may be struggling lately, but San Franciscans know that true fandom is worth the torture. In tribute to the time-honored summer tradition, …

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