Monthly Archives: September 2012

Vintage Car ad 1930s passengers in car

Does It Matter Who’s At The Wheel?

Step on the Gas Nervous Dot the Democrat  is sure glad that Bette’s husband  Dick drives a Chevrolet. Men can be real speed demons on the road but with Republican Dick every ride is big and steady! Dot and Bette

Vintage Car ad 1930s passengers in car

Does It Matter Who’s At The Wheel?

Step on the Gas Nervous Dot the Democrat  is sure glad that Bette’s husband  Dick drives a Chevrolet. Men can be real speed demons on the road but with Republican Dick every ride is big and steady! Dot and Bette

Collage by Sally Edelstein exhibit Honoring Womens Rights

Honoring Womens Right

HONORING WOMEN’S RIGHTS: ECHOING VISUAL VOICES TOGETHER                                         Honoring Women’s Rights: Echoing Visual Voices Together is organized and presented by four WCA chapters: South Bay Area, Northern California, Peninsula, & Monterey Bay Women’s Caucus for Art

Collage by Sally Edelstein exhibit Honoring Womens Rights

Honoring Womens Right

HONORING WOMEN’S RIGHTS: ECHOING VISUAL VOICES TOGETHER                                         Honoring Women’s Rights: Echoing Visual Voices Together is organized and presented by four WCA chapters: South Bay Area, Northern California, Peninsula, & Monterey Bay Women’s Caucus for Art

vintage TV set

TV’s Eye on the Conventions

TV and the Convention Live television coverage of national party conventions has been a feature of US presidential campaigns since 1948. But the broadcast tradition seems to be running out of steam as fewer and fewer people each year are

vintage TV set

TV’s Eye on the Conventions

TV and the Convention Live television coverage of national party conventions has been a feature of US presidential campaigns since 1948. But the broadcast tradition seems to be running out of steam as fewer and fewer people each year are

art work collage by Sally Edelstein composed of appropriated vintage images

Men in Charge

The current backlash against feminism and female reproductive rights re-markets old myths about women as new facts. Related articles A Feminist Storms Approachin’ (envisioningtheamericandream.wordpress.com) Sally Edelstein Collage

art work collage by Sally Edelstein composed of appropriated vintage images

Men in Charge

The current backlash against feminism and female reproductive rights re-markets old myths about women as new facts. Related articles A Feminist Storms Approachin’ (envisioningtheamericandream.wordpress.com) Sally Edelstein Collage

vintage ad Mobil political elephant and donkey at convention

Oily Politics

Oil and politics….a fine old American tradition, that keeps on pumping.

vintage ad Mobil political elephant and donkey at convention

Oily Politics

Oil and politics….a fine old American tradition, that keeps on pumping.

photos magazine cover 1960 presidential candidates

Convention Guide 1960

In a political convention as in baseball, it’s often hard to tell the players without a program. To give its readers an insider’s view of the 1960 Los Angeles and Chicago conventions, Look Magazine offered this guide in its July

photos magazine cover 1960 presidential candidates

Convention Guide 1960

In a political convention as in baseball, it’s often hard to tell the players without a program. To give its readers an insider’s view of the 1960 Los Angeles and Chicago conventions, Look Magazine offered this guide in its July

Vintage illustration children 1950s

Fit Right in with Back to School Shoes

It was the day after Labor Day 1957 and the countdown had begun for the new school term. From Long Island to Little Rock, crisp black and white marbled composition notebooks were hastily purchased, and last-minute yellow Dixon number 2

Vintage illustration children 1950s

Fit Right in with Back to School Shoes

It was the day after Labor Day 1957 and the countdown had begun for the new school term. From Long Island to Little Rock, crisp black and white marbled composition notebooks were hastily purchased, and last-minute yellow Dixon number 2

Vintage illustration family at beach 1940s

Bidding the Beach Club Goodby

Labor Day signaled the last call at my Grandmothers beach Club, Just as white shoes would make their final appearance of the season, it was time to bid the sandy white beach goodbye End of a Mid-Century Summer By late

Vintage illustration family at beach 1940s

Bidding the Beach Club Goodby

Labor Day signaled the last call at my Grandmothers beach Club, Just as white shoes would make their final appearance of the season, it was time to bid the sandy white beach goodbye End of a Mid-Century Summer By late

Vintage cigarette ad political campaigners

Where There’s Political Smoke

Political Conventions may no longer be characterized by smoke filled rooms occupied by stogie puffing party bosses, but you can be sure they are still filled with plenty of smoke and mirrors.

Vintage cigarette ad political campaigners

Where There’s Political Smoke

Political Conventions may no longer be characterized by smoke filled rooms occupied by stogie puffing party bosses, but you can be sure they are still filled with plenty of smoke and mirrors.