Monthly Archives: May 2012

illustration 1950s couple dreaming of material goods

Consuming Passions

This homage to the American Dream appeared on a Saturday Evening Post Cover exactly 14 years to the day from that August day when Americans from coast to coast were celebrating the surrender of Japan. Until late in the night

illustration 1950s couple dreaming of material goods

Consuming Passions

This homage to the American Dream appeared on a Saturday Evening Post Cover exactly 14 years to the day from that August day when Americans from coast to coast were celebrating the surrender of Japan. Until late in the night

The Envy of Your Friends

What did you do when your tastes ran to Cadillac but your wallet was more of a Ford? Keeping up with the Jones was a tough thing to at the tail end of the Depression. However, General Motors La Salle

The Envy of Your Friends

What did you do when your tastes ran to Cadillac but your wallet was more of a Ford? Keeping up with the Jones was a tough thing to at the tail end of the Depression. However, General Motors La Salle

Suburbia For Sale

American Dream Foreclosed Whether a split level or a McMansion, the American Home has been the very embodiment of the American Dream. Once the mark of achievement, the suburban home was a solid investment, the guarantee of a secure future.

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Suburbia For Sale

American Dream Foreclosed Whether a split level or a McMansion, the American Home has been the very embodiment of the American Dream. Once the mark of achievement, the suburban home was a solid investment, the guarantee of a secure future.

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