Posts Tagged: 1920s

Vintage baby photo 1920s

Betty -a Bastille Day Jazz Age Baby

  In 1926 while flaming youth roared and thousands mourned the death of  Rudolph Valentino, my grandparents, Sadie and Arthur were overjoyed at the birth of their second daughter, Betty, my mother. A beloved Bastille Day baby, this jazz age

Vintage baby photo 1920s

Betty -a Bastille Day Jazz Age Baby

  In 1926 while flaming youth roared and thousands mourned the death of  Rudolph Valentino, my grandparents, Sadie and Arthur were overjoyed at the birth of their second daughter, Betty, my mother. A beloved Bastille Day baby, this jazz age

mather company business poster

Motivating the American Worker

There was a time when loyal workers truly rooted for the firm. Our  family owned shoe factory in Allentown PA. has  been shuttered for decades, but memories of the once booming business lingered with me for years. In the late

mather company business poster

Motivating the American Worker

There was a time when loyal workers truly rooted for the firm. Our  family owned shoe factory in Allentown PA. has  been shuttered for decades, but memories of the once booming business lingered with me for years. In the late

Vintage baby photo 1920s

A Jazz Age Baby

In 1926 while flaming youth roared and thousands mourned the death of  Rudolph Valentino, my grandparents, Sadie and Arthur were overjoyed at the birth of their second daughter, Betty, my mother. A beloved Bastille Day baby, this jazz age babe

Vintage baby photo 1920s

A Jazz Age Baby

In 1926 while flaming youth roared and thousands mourned the death of  Rudolph Valentino, my grandparents, Sadie and Arthur were overjoyed at the birth of their second daughter, Betty, my mother. A beloved Bastille Day baby, this jazz age babe

Vintage Warners Girdle ad 1955

A Girl and Her Girdle Pt II

I figured out very early on that every female had a figure flaw. But luckily when it came to figure problems a slew of manufacturers had it all figured out. A good girdle was a must have for every mid-century

Vintage Warners Girdle ad 1955

A Girl and Her Girdle Pt II

I figured out very early on that every female had a figure flaw. But luckily when it came to figure problems a slew of manufacturers had it all figured out. A good girdle was a must have for every mid-century

Vintage Cake Ad 1930s

How Hostess Cakes Helped the Housewife

The Great Sugar Rush Americans with a sweet tooth are rushing to stock up on Ding Dongs, Ho Ho’s, Twinkies and all sorts of sugary Hostess goodies as Hostess Brands announces they will shut down for good, Say it ain’t

Vintage Cake Ad 1930s

How Hostess Cakes Helped the Housewife

The Great Sugar Rush Americans with a sweet tooth are rushing to stock up on Ding Dongs, Ho Ho’s, Twinkies and all sorts of sugary Hostess goodies as Hostess Brands announces they will shut down for good, Say it ain’t

Vintage business poster Mather Poster Company 1920s

Rooting For The Firm

Our  family-owned shoe factory in Allentown PA. has  been shuttered for decades, but memories of the once booming business lingered with me for years. In the late 1960s my parents and I  visited the lone remaining factory of my family’s

Vintage business poster Mather Poster Company 1920s

Rooting For The Firm

Our  family-owned shoe factory in Allentown PA. has  been shuttered for decades, but memories of the once booming business lingered with me for years. In the late 1960s my parents and I  visited the lone remaining factory of my family’s