Posts Tagged: 1950s families

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

vintage illustration 1950s family gardening

Fractured Fairy Tales for Earth Day

Post War Pesticides on Parade Mid century America was the golden age of pesticides and it was love at first sight. Any thoughts about Earth Day and the environment lay far in the future. Thousands of new chemicals were put

vintage illustration 1950s family gardening

Fractured Fairy Tales for Earth Day

Post War Pesticides on Parade Mid century America was the golden age of pesticides and it was love at first sight. Any thoughts about Earth Day and the environment lay far in the future. Thousands of new chemicals were put

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

vintage illustration backyard suburban family at barbecue

Patio-Daddy-O

The Manly Art of Outdoor Cookery According to chef Bobby Flay and author Daniel Duane, the kitchen is fast  becoming the new man cave. However back in the prehistoric days of mid-century America, the kitchen was firmly Moms territory, the

vintage illustration backyard suburban family at barbecue

Patio-Daddy-O

The Manly Art of Outdoor Cookery According to chef Bobby Flay and author Daniel Duane, the kitchen is fast  becoming the new man cave. However back in the prehistoric days of mid-century America, the kitchen was firmly Moms territory, the

vintage illustration graduates shaing a coke

Graduates Deserve A Break Today

Graduation is a big moment in any family life. Proud parents watching their recent graduates receiving a diploma from the Dean of their school is replicated coast to coast; that simple piece of paper insuring a great future, their ticket

vintage illustration graduates shaing a coke

Graduates Deserve A Break Today

Graduation is a big moment in any family life. Proud parents watching their recent graduates receiving a diploma from the Dean of their school is replicated coast to coast; that simple piece of paper insuring a great future, their ticket