Posts Tagged: Education

Vintage Illustration schoolboy blackboard

Heavens to Betsy, Our Schools Go to Hell

Heavens to Betsy, there should be no surprise about DeVos’s confirmation. Donald Trump did say: “I Love the poorly educated.” Trump won bigly with the uneducated voters so perhaps this is just part of the Republican’s larger plan to simply

Vintage Illustration schoolboy blackboard

Heavens to Betsy, Our Schools Go to Hell

Heavens to Betsy, there should be no surprise about DeVos’s confirmation. Donald Trump did say: “I Love the poorly educated.” Trump won bigly with the uneducated voters so perhaps this is just part of the Republican’s larger plan to simply

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

Merry Christmas to Americas Teachers

A vintage Christmas wish we can all still learn from. In a letter written to a fictitious teacher, General Mills offered praise to Americas often under appreciated and underpaid teachers in this  beautifully illustrated ad from 1947. Dear Miss Miller:

Merry Christmas to Americas Teachers

A vintage Christmas wish we can all still learn from. In a letter written to a fictitious teacher, General Mills offered praise to Americas often under appreciated and underpaid teachers in this  beautifully illustrated ad from 1947. Dear Miss Miller:

Vintage illustration United Nations

United Nations Turns 70

The United Nations just turned 70 and the once revered institution has not aged well. This post war promise of peace has been plagued by paralysis, morphing into a dyspeptic dowager suffering from an interminable succession of stalemates. It all

Vintage illustration United Nations

United Nations Turns 70

The United Nations just turned 70 and the once revered institution has not aged well. This post war promise of peace has been plagued by paralysis, morphing into a dyspeptic dowager suffering from an interminable succession of stalemates. It all

vintage illustration WWII vets college

GI Joe To 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 WWII vets college

GI Joe To 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 college graduation

Empty Nest Egg Syndrome

To the click of camera shutters and the ring  of stirring oratory, hundreds of thousands of students have stepped forward this spring to receive diplomas from the colleges and universities of our vast country,  thus marking an age-old  rite of

vintage illustration college graduation

Empty Nest Egg Syndrome

To the click of camera shutters and the ring  of stirring oratory, hundreds of thousands of students have stepped forward this spring to receive diplomas from the colleges and universities of our vast country,  thus marking an age-old  rite of

Learning to Count – Equal Pay Day

While learning how to count in elementary school …we also learned who counted. Instructions in arithmetic, the school books informed the reader, were geared “to help the pupil appreciate the ways in which numbers function in the activities of daily

Learning to Count – Equal Pay Day

While learning how to count in elementary school …we also learned who counted. Instructions in arithmetic, the school books informed the reader, were geared “to help the pupil appreciate the ways in which numbers function in the activities of daily

Matriculating into Marriage Pt II

Looks like the gal graduate in this ad was one smart cookie and not just because she earned a college diploma. Betty Coed knew college was the best place to snare a man to marry. Maybe the Princeton Mom was

Matriculating into Marriage Pt II

Looks like the gal graduate in this ad was one smart cookie and not just because she earned a college diploma. Betty Coed knew college was the best place to snare a man to marry. Maybe the Princeton Mom was

vintage illustration men and women on college campus

Matriculating Into Mid Century Matrimony

June is the month-long associated with graduates and brides and it wasn’t that long ago that they were often one and the same thing. If  author Susan Patton has her way, female graduates would do well to follow that same

vintage illustration men and women on college campus

Matriculating Into Mid Century Matrimony

June is the month-long associated with graduates and brides and it wasn’t that long ago that they were often one and the same thing. If  author Susan Patton has her way, female graduates would do well to follow that same

school girl with retro 3D glasses

History in 3D

A Front Row Seat to History Long before we slipped on our anaglyph glasses to watch 3D TV or to simply view the cover illustration of this weeks New York Times Book Review, Monsanto predicted a  three-dimensional future for the

school girl with retro 3D glasses

History in 3D

A Front Row Seat to History Long before we slipped on our anaglyph glasses to watch 3D TV or to simply view the cover illustration of this weeks New York Times Book Review, Monsanto predicted a  three-dimensional future for the