Monthly Archives: May 2013

WWII Ad Coca Cola Soldiers illustration

On the Front Lines with Coca Cola Pt II

During WWII the boys overseas were fighting for Mom, apple pie and a frosty bottle of Coke. Coca Cola, as much a part of the American Dream as a white picket fence and a home run, has long symbolized the

WWII Ad Coca Cola Soldiers illustration

On the Front Lines with Coca Cola Pt II

During WWII the boys overseas were fighting for Mom, apple pie and a frosty bottle of Coke. Coca Cola, as much a part of the American Dream as a white picket fence and a home run, has long symbolized the

WWII Coke ad 1944 illustration soldier

On the Front Lines With Coca Cola Pt. 1

During WWII the boys overseas were fighting for Mom, apple pie and a bottle of Coke. Coca Cola, as much a part of the American Dream as a white picket fence and baseball,  has symbolized the American way of life,

WWII Coke ad 1944 illustration soldier

On the Front Lines With Coca Cola Pt. 1

During WWII the boys overseas were fighting for Mom, apple pie and a bottle of Coke. Coca Cola, as much a part of the American Dream as a white picket fence and baseball,  has symbolized the American way of life,

vintage illustration Boy Scouts 1960s

A Boy Scout First

2013-Another Boy Scout first- ending their long-standing ban on Gay Scouts! Copyright (©) 2013 Sally Edelstein All Rights Reserved Boy Scouts Morally Straight and Gay  

vintage illustration Boy Scouts 1960s

A Boy Scout First

2013-Another Boy Scout first- ending their long-standing ban on Gay Scouts! Copyright (©) 2013 Sally Edelstein All Rights Reserved Boy Scouts Morally Straight and Gay  

Liberace Magazine Cover 1950s

Liberace: In the Candelabra Lit Closet

In Your Dreams Next to Rock Hudson, Liberace was Sue Ellen Wolinski’s absolute dream date. Liberace was just so fabulously different from any other fellows she had ever met. A wonderful pianist, yes. But, OH! so much more. Come Wednesday

Liberace Magazine Cover 1950s

Liberace: In the Candelabra Lit Closet

In Your Dreams Next to Rock Hudson, Liberace was Sue Ellen Wolinski’s absolute dream date. Liberace was just so fabulously different from any other fellows she had ever met. A wonderful pianist, yes. But, OH! so much more. Come Wednesday

Kennedy Funeral Card

Robert Kennedy Remembered Pt II

Bidding Bobby Goodbye I never met Robert Kennedy but I was always grateful I was able to bid Bobby a final goodbye. On a sweltering Friday in June of 1968, I joined the hundreds of thousands who lined up outside

Kennedy Funeral Card

Robert Kennedy Remembered Pt II

Bidding Bobby Goodbye I never met Robert Kennedy but I was always grateful I was able to bid Bobby a final goodbye. On a sweltering Friday in June of 1968, I joined the hundreds of thousands who lined up outside

comic Lyndon Johnson

LBJ’s Comic Great Society

  The Comic Tragedy of The Great Society Holy Satire, Batman, Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird… it’s a plane….its SuperLBJ! 1966 was a year when comic strip superheroes POP! came to life and real life heroes SOCK!

comic Lyndon Johnson

LBJ’s Comic Great Society

  The Comic Tragedy of The Great Society Holy Satire, Batman, Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird… it’s a plane….its SuperLBJ! 1966 was a year when comic strip superheroes POP! came to life and real life heroes SOCK!

Robert Kennedy JFK

Robert Kennedy Remembered

In the tumultuous spring of 1968 Bobby Kennedy beckoned the youth of America to join him in his presidential campaign fight.  “These are not ordinary times and this is not an ordinary election I need your hand and your help.”

Robert Kennedy JFK

Robert Kennedy Remembered

In the tumultuous spring of 1968 Bobby Kennedy beckoned the youth of America to join him in his presidential campaign fight.  “These are not ordinary times and this is not an ordinary election I need your hand and your help.”

Jon Whitcomb illustration ad pin it 1958

A Mothers Day Of Beauty

As a young child in the late 1950’s, I shadowed my mother everywhere she went.  I was her Baba Looey to her Quick Draw McGraw, Boo Boo to her Yogi Bear, Tonto to her Lone Ranger.Within her sphere of influence

Jon Whitcomb illustration ad pin it 1958

A Mothers Day Of Beauty

As a young child in the late 1950’s, I shadowed my mother everywhere she went.  I was her Baba Looey to her Quick Draw McGraw, Boo Boo to her Yogi Bear, Tonto to her Lone Ranger.Within her sphere of influence

illustration mother child 1951

Whitman’s and Mothers Day

My sweet Grandmother had a sweet tooth. Whether Bartons, Barricini, or Lofts, chocolate was the common currency of celebration. But Mothers Day meant only one thing- a Whitman’s Sampler. Through the years, that gift of chocolate has become more closely

illustration mother child 1951

Whitman’s and Mothers Day

My sweet Grandmother had a sweet tooth. Whether Bartons, Barricini, or Lofts, chocolate was the common currency of celebration. But Mothers Day meant only one thing- a Whitman’s Sampler. Through the years, that gift of chocolate has become more closely

vintage illustration woman beauty

Five Minute Face Lift

Want a more youthful vibrant expression? Chew on this! Forget expensive cosmetic wrinkle fillers and injectables like Botox. For a true non surgical age reversing technique-good ol’ American chewing gum not only doubles your pleasure, but makes you doubly delightful

vintage illustration woman beauty

Five Minute Face Lift

Want a more youthful vibrant expression? Chew on this! Forget expensive cosmetic wrinkle fillers and injectables like Botox. For a true non surgical age reversing technique-good ol’ American chewing gum not only doubles your pleasure, but makes you doubly delightful