Category Archives: WWII

Unwanted Refugee Children Then and Now

I Married a Refugee

I married a refugee who as a little boy was perceived as a threat to Cold War America and not as a survivor of the Holocaust. While my childhood was a sugar frosted world of frost-free fun living out the

Unwanted Refugee Children Then and Now

I Married a Refugee

I married a refugee who as a little boy was perceived as a threat to Cold War America and not as a survivor of the Holocaust. While my childhood was a sugar frosted world of frost-free fun living out the

Vintage illustration WWII Soldiers Coke Xmas

Merry Xmas to Our Military Men and Women

Remembering all our brave military men and women who won’t be home for Christmas! A Merry Christmas to All!

Vintage illustration WWII Soldiers Coke Xmas

Merry Xmas to Our Military Men and Women

Remembering all our brave military men and women who won’t be home for Christmas! A Merry Christmas to All!

vintage radio ad

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Worth remembering from the archives: December 7, 1941 Just as 9/11  is a marker for this current generation, and November 22 was for mine, Sunday  December 7, 1941 was a where-were-you-when-kind of day that was seared permanently in the memory

vintage radio ad

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Worth remembering from the archives: December 7, 1941 Just as 9/11  is a marker for this current generation, and November 22 was for mine, Sunday  December 7, 1941 was a where-were-you-when-kind of day that was seared permanently in the memory

vintage ad Uncle sam hat Kellogg's cereal

Kellogg’s vs Breitbart The Choice is Yours

After Tony the Tiger took on Pepe the Frog, Breitbart the populist home for the alt right has declared all out war on Kellogg’s. Once Kellogg’s pulled its advertising  from that popular  platform for white nationalists, deciding the site was

vintage ad Uncle sam hat Kellogg's cereal

Kellogg’s vs Breitbart The Choice is Yours

After Tony the Tiger took on Pepe the Frog, Breitbart the populist home for the alt right has declared all out war on Kellogg’s. Once Kellogg’s pulled its advertising  from that popular  platform for white nationalists, deciding the site was

Vanity Fair 1932 Fascism

History – Attention Must Be Paid

  History has never seemed more relevant. That anti-Semite Steve Bannon who made white nationalism mainstream through Breitbart, is now to be President Elect Donald Trump’s Goebbels…er…Chief Strategist. This past summer with  the weight of history hanging heavy as the

Vanity Fair 1932 Fascism

History – Attention Must Be Paid

  History has never seemed more relevant. That anti-Semite Steve Bannon who made white nationalism mainstream through Breitbart, is now to be President Elect Donald Trump’s Goebbels…er…Chief Strategist. This past summer with  the weight of history hanging heavy as the

Vintage Illustration soldiers at college

GI Joe Becomes Joe College

Once upon a time colleges and home ownership were a privilege reserved for the rich. As the cost of 4 years of college education escalates between $100,00 and $200,000 we  may end up replicating  those pre- WWII times. It was

Vintage Illustration soldiers at college

GI Joe Becomes Joe College

Once upon a time colleges and home ownership were a privilege reserved for the rich. As the cost of 4 years of college education escalates between $100,00 and $200,000 we  may end up replicating  those pre- WWII times. It was

vintage WWII poster

Gold Star Families Have Always Deserved Our Respect

Beware of careless talk! During WWII civilians on the home front were constantly warned to beware of unguarded, careless talk. Central to national security was the “loose lips sink ships” campaign which carried with it the potential for the loss

vintage WWII poster

Gold Star Families Have Always Deserved Our Respect

Beware of careless talk! During WWII civilians on the home front were constantly warned to beware of unguarded, careless talk. Central to national security was the “loose lips sink ships” campaign which carried with it the potential for the loss

Vintage illustration WWII Soldier

Memorial Day a Day For Remembering

Memorial Day has the word “memorial” for a reason More than a Monday spent at beaches, backyard barbecues and blockbuster movies, Memorial Day is the day we remember and honor those who died serving our country. Unlike Veterans Day it

Vintage illustration WWII Soldier

Memorial Day a Day For Remembering

Memorial Day has the word “memorial” for a reason More than a Monday spent at beaches, backyard barbecues and blockbuster movies, Memorial Day is the day we remember and honor those who died serving our country. Unlike Veterans Day it

Brussells Worlds Fair 1958 Poster

When Brussels Beckoned

Once upon a time the world gathered in lovely Brussels to celebrate peace, now the world unites again, this time  in sorrow and support of the senseless terrorist attacks in Belgium. In the spring and summer of  1958  Belgium welcomed

Brussells Worlds Fair 1958 Poster

When Brussels Beckoned

Once upon a time the world gathered in lovely Brussels to celebrate peace, now the world unites again, this time  in sorrow and support of the senseless terrorist attacks in Belgium. In the spring and summer of  1958  Belgium welcomed

Happy 1950s Family Vintage Kodak Camera ad

The Fading Middle Class

America’s middle class is vanishing before our eyes, fading away like a once cherished Kodacolor snapshot. Today the possibility of obtaining the American Dream feels as outmoded as these vintage advertisements from Kodak. The sad fall from grace for American

Happy 1950s Family Vintage Kodak Camera ad

The Fading Middle Class

America’s middle class is vanishing before our eyes, fading away like a once cherished Kodacolor snapshot. Today the possibility of obtaining the American Dream feels as outmoded as these vintage advertisements from Kodak. The sad fall from grace for American