Monthly Archives: August 2013

art collage appropriated images women civil rights

White Wash

 View the Entire Image of White Wash Despite the fact that many women were on the front lines in the civil rights movement, not only the driving force behind sit-ins, but  helping to organize the 1963 March on Washington, the

art collage appropriated images women civil rights

White Wash

 View the Entire Image of White Wash Despite the fact that many women were on the front lines in the civil rights movement, not only the driving force behind sit-ins, but  helping to organize the 1963 March on Washington, the

march on washington 1962 MLK

Why They Marched on Washington in 1963

A Sign of the Times Why was there a March on Washington in 1963? It’s as simple as Black and White. Separate was not equal, it was as different as black and white Fifty year later, are we still seeing

march on washington 1962 MLK

Why They Marched on Washington in 1963

A Sign of the Times Why was there a March on Washington in 1963? It’s as simple as Black and White. Separate was not equal, it was as different as black and white Fifty year later, are we still seeing

art collage women appropriated images

Women’s Equality Day

Though often unacknowledged, August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. More than  40 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of dialogue about women’s rights, its déjà vu all over again. Today women are still

art collage women appropriated images

Women’s Equality Day

Though often unacknowledged, August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. More than  40 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of dialogue about women’s rights, its déjà vu all over again. Today women are still

1950s suburbia illustration

Suburban Swan Song

Along with the housing market, that All-American suburban bubble of optimism has burst The suburbs were once the promised land; the American Dream made manifest . For over 65 years, home ownership was the defining definition the American Dream. Just

1950s suburbia illustration

Suburban Swan Song

Along with the housing market, that All-American suburban bubble of optimism has burst The suburbs were once the promised land; the American Dream made manifest . For over 65 years, home ownership was the defining definition the American Dream. Just

comic cartoon homophobia

The Right Is Wrong

 The Right is on the wrong side of history as progress in civil rights for all moves forward. As the right predictably go into seizures over the legalization of same-sex marriage, they’ll be glad Obamacare is there to help them.

comic cartoon homophobia

The Right Is Wrong

 The Right is on the wrong side of history as progress in civil rights for all moves forward. As the right predictably go into seizures over the legalization of same-sex marriage, they’ll be glad Obamacare is there to help them.

vintage WWII ad Oldsmobile worker illustration

GM and WWII-Victory is Our Business

  What was good for General Motors was good for the army Once upon a time when it came to cars General Motors was king of the road and the American Dream was paved with Chevys. And when it came

vintage WWII ad Oldsmobile worker illustration

GM and WWII-Victory is Our Business

  What was good for General Motors was good for the army Once upon a time when it came to cars General Motors was king of the road and the American Dream was paved with Chevys. And when it came

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How Detroit Won WWII

Think what Detroit meant in 1945 and what it represents today. Once the very symbol of American prosperity and the American Dream, Detroit has run out of gas. For decades the Motor City was the greatest manufacturing city in the

WWII Cadillac 44 cr SWScan00648

How Detroit Won WWII

Think what Detroit meant in 1945 and what it represents today. Once the very symbol of American prosperity and the American Dream, Detroit has run out of gas. For decades the Motor City was the greatest manufacturing city in the

1960s illustration travel in car

Beach Club Paradise Protected

Summer beach traffic during the Cold War had its own special flare. The huge-wrap around picture window in the rear of my Grandmothers Cadillac  offered unexcelled visibility to see and be seen, allowing uninterrupted lavish vistas of Long Beach Road,

1960s illustration travel in car

Beach Club Paradise Protected

Summer beach traffic during the Cold War had its own special flare. The huge-wrap around picture window in the rear of my Grandmothers Cadillac  offered unexcelled visibility to see and be seen, allowing uninterrupted lavish vistas of Long Beach Road,

summer child beach 7 up ad

Beach Club Paradise on Patrol

Life Guards During the 1950’s and 60’s my grandmother was in possession of prime beach club real estate on a narrow spit of land on suburban Long Island. A much coveted corner cabana at the El Patio,  we were treated

summer child beach 7 up ad

Beach Club Paradise on Patrol

Life Guards During the 1950’s and 60’s my grandmother was in possession of prime beach club real estate on a narrow spit of land on suburban Long Island. A much coveted corner cabana at the El Patio,  we were treated

Sally Edelstein Pool Summer vacation

Summer Vacation Greetings

Hope you all are having a swell summer and enjoying my posts of summers past…..will be returning soon!

Sally Edelstein Pool Summer vacation

Summer Vacation Greetings

Hope you all are having a swell summer and enjoying my posts of summers past…..will be returning soon!