Posts Tagged: automobiles

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The Beat of the Suburbs

The suburbs of postwar Long Island silently simmered in a preordained sameness, no more so than in the summer. Summer days were metered out in predictable beats. Smoky backyard barbecues were a ho-hum summer staple of mid-century suburban life, but

vintage picture vintage woman in chefs hat

The Beat of the Suburbs

The suburbs of postwar Long Island silently simmered in a preordained sameness, no more so than in the summer. Summer days were metered out in predictable beats. Smoky backyard barbecues were a ho-hum summer staple of mid-century suburban life, but

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

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

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Moving Forward Into the American Dream

  The first hint of fall may have conjured up the crunch of crisp McIntosh apples, maple leaves turning colors, and the air filled with burning leaves, but for me fall conjured up the intoxicating smell of a new car.

vintage illustration 1950s family buying car

Moving Forward Into the American Dream

  The first hint of fall may have conjured up the crunch of crisp McIntosh apples, maple leaves turning colors, and the air filled with burning leaves, but for me fall conjured up the intoxicating smell of a new car.

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Designed for Dreaming

When it came to cars, General Motors was the undisputed king of the mid-century road and the American Dream was paved with Chevys. The Chevy may have taken America by storm, but it was giving my own mid-century Mom a

Vintage illustration cars

Designed for Dreaming

When it came to cars, General Motors was the undisputed king of the mid-century road and the American Dream was paved with Chevys. The Chevy may have taken America by storm, but it was giving my own mid-century Mom a