Posts Tagged: 1960

Women Wowing Washington

The Beltway Beauties featured in this 1960 election season fashion spread would likely please many of today’s retro Republicans who might be happier returning to a time when women in Washington knew their place – contained safely on the pages

Women Wowing Washington

The Beltway Beauties featured in this 1960 election season fashion spread would likely please many of today’s retro Republicans who might be happier returning to a time when women in Washington knew their place – contained safely on the pages

vintage illustration children at shoe store

If the Shoe Fits

Like clockwork, Labor Day once signaled the changing of the guard at least as far as mid cenetury shoes were concerned. The Tuesday after Labor Day one would be hard pressed to find the sight of white shoes in my

vintage illustration children at shoe store

If the Shoe Fits

Like clockwork, Labor Day once signaled the changing of the guard at least as far as mid cenetury shoes were concerned. The Tuesday after Labor Day one would be hard pressed to find the sight of white shoes in my

Vintage School Book Illustration school bus

Stumping On The Kindergarten Campaign Trail 1960

In the crisp fall of 1960 as presidential hopeful Senator John Kennedy beckoned us into a New Frontier I would be embarking onto my own new frontier – Kindergarten. This New Frontier of 1960 that stood in front of me,

Vintage School Book Illustration school bus

Stumping On The Kindergarten Campaign Trail 1960

In the crisp fall of 1960 as presidential hopeful Senator John Kennedy beckoned us into a New Frontier I would be embarking onto my own new frontier – Kindergarten. This New Frontier of 1960 that stood in front of me,

Summer of 1960 Beach Club

JFK and the Summer of High Hopes

A Favorite From the Vault The sizzling summer of 1960 was dominated by the equally hot Presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Earlier in the summer Kennedy had boldly beckoned us to hitch our wagon to his

Summer of 1960 Beach Club

JFK and the Summer of High Hopes

A Favorite From the Vault The sizzling summer of 1960 was dominated by the equally hot Presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Earlier in the summer Kennedy had boldly beckoned us to hitch our wagon to his

Life Magazine cover Wisconsin Primary 1960 JFK and Humphrey

Wisconsin Primary 1960

In late March 1960 a yet to turn 43-year-old Senator from Massachusetts was near the beginning of his long hard struggle for the presidency when he arrived in Wisconsin to face off Minnesota’s popular senator. Just as it may in

Life Magazine cover Wisconsin Primary 1960 JFK and Humphrey

Wisconsin Primary 1960

In late March 1960 a yet to turn 43-year-old Senator from Massachusetts was near the beginning of his long hard struggle for the presidency when he arrived in Wisconsin to face off Minnesota’s popular senator. Just as it may in

illustration of boy and watch

Watch Out Apple

 The perfect gift for the 99% who don’t want to wait up to 3 months to shell out 17 thousand dollars for an Apple watch. For under 3 bucks,  you could be the envy of others “the leader of the

illustration of boy and watch

Watch Out Apple

 The perfect gift for the 99% who don’t want to wait up to 3 months to shell out 17 thousand dollars for an Apple watch. For under 3 bucks,  you could be the envy of others “the leader of the

Vintage childrens illustration on the farm 1950s

Revisiting Thanksgiving 1960

It was Thanksgiving weekend of 1960. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off for an overnight visit with mine in Queens, NY. Clutching my Fun with Dick and

Vintage childrens illustration on the farm 1950s

Revisiting Thanksgiving 1960

It was Thanksgiving weekend of 1960. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off for an overnight visit with mine in Queens, NY. Clutching my Fun with Dick and

couple smoking

Remembrance of New Years Eve Past Pt II

New Years Eve Party The countdown to my parents  1959 New Years Eve party had begun. On the cusp of the space age my parents prepared for a new years Eve Party that would send them soaring into the world

couple smoking

Remembrance of New Years Eve Past Pt II

New Years Eve Party The countdown to my parents  1959 New Years Eve party had begun. On the cusp of the space age my parents prepared for a new years Eve Party that would send them soaring into the world

Remembrance of New Years Eve Past Pt II

New Years Eve Party The countdown to my parents  1959 New Years Eve party had begun. On the cusp of the space age my parents prepared for a new years Eve Party that would send them soaring into the world

Remembrance of New Years Eve Past Pt II

New Years Eve Party The countdown to my parents  1959 New Years Eve party had begun. On the cusp of the space age my parents prepared for a new years Eve Party that would send them soaring into the world