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1960s housewife laundry

Plugged into the American Dream

  In 1956 happy homemaker Helen Watson didn’t give a hoot about leaving carbon footprints; in fact if one were pointed out to her she’d most likely plug-in her powerful Electrolux vacuum and sweep it all away. Was she concerned

1960s housewife laundry

Plugged into the American Dream

  In 1956 happy homemaker Helen Watson didn’t give a hoot about leaving carbon footprints; in fact if one were pointed out to her she’d most likely plug-in her powerful Electrolux vacuum and sweep it all away. Was she concerned

A Soaring Economy

The soaring economy of post war America was the gold standard for the American Dream. The people of Mid-Century America had never been more prosperous, never had Dad the breadwinner taken home so much money. The soaring strength of the

A Soaring Economy

The soaring economy of post war America was the gold standard for the American Dream. The people of Mid-Century America had never been more prosperous, never had Dad the breadwinner taken home so much money. The soaring strength of the

1950s happy family prosperous economy

A Soaring Economy

The people of Mid-Century America had never been more prosperous, never had Dad the breadwinner taken home so much money. The soaring strength of the roaring bull market was at an all time high symbolizing confidence in the Capitalist system.

1950s happy family prosperous economy

A Soaring Economy

The people of Mid-Century America had never been more prosperous, never had Dad the breadwinner taken home so much money. The soaring strength of the roaring bull market was at an all time high symbolizing confidence in the Capitalist system.

Family searching for suburban Model Homes 1950s

Searching for Suburbia

Next to the milkman, and drive- in-movies, the recreational “Sundays Drive” belongs firmly and fondly in our not too distant past. In Mid-Century America, driving was still considered a pleasure and gasoline was still the biggest bargain in America’s shopping

Family searching for suburban Model Homes 1950s

Searching for Suburbia

Next to the milkman, and drive- in-movies, the recreational “Sundays Drive” belongs firmly and fondly in our not too distant past. In Mid-Century America, driving was still considered a pleasure and gasoline was still the biggest bargain in America’s shopping

Suburbia For Sale

American Dream Foreclosed Whether a split level or a McMansion, the American Home has been the very embodiment of the American Dream. Once the mark of achievement, the suburban home was a solid investment, the guarantee of a secure future.

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Suburbia For Sale

American Dream Foreclosed Whether a split level or a McMansion, the American Home has been the very embodiment of the American Dream. Once the mark of achievement, the suburban home was a solid investment, the guarantee of a secure future.

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