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JFK Cartoon

Captivated by Camelot Pt II

Through 1,036 days of the New Frontier, from the lift off in a freezing Washington blizzard, to its sudden end on that bright Dallas Day, a nation was captivated by Camelot. Suddenly everything concerning JFK was news and by 1962

JFK Cartoon

Captivated by Camelot Pt II

Through 1,036 days of the New Frontier, from the lift off in a freezing Washington blizzard, to its sudden end on that bright Dallas Day, a nation was captivated by Camelot. Suddenly everything concerning JFK was news and by 1962

vintage illustration july 4th

Remembrance of July 4th Parades Past

With the acrid smell of firecrackers lingering in the hot summer air, mid-century memories of July 4th Parades past return. The 1950s American Dream made manifest, the  annual Independence day parade was    a sugar coated, kodachrome kaleidoscope of  you’re

vintage illustration july 4th

Remembrance of July 4th Parades Past

With the acrid smell of firecrackers lingering in the hot summer air, mid-century memories of July 4th Parades past return. The 1950s American Dream made manifest, the  annual Independence day parade was    a sugar coated, kodachrome kaleidoscope of  you’re

vintage ad Fresh Start Mod 1960s

Can Betty Draper Tune in to the Now Generation?

Like my own mother Betty, Mad Men’s Betty  Draper woke one morning in the late 1960s to the realization she was a square. In a world firmly divided into the “under 30s” and “over 30s” she was no longer part

vintage ad Fresh Start Mod 1960s

Can Betty Draper Tune in to the Now Generation?

Like my own mother Betty, Mad Men’s Betty  Draper woke one morning in the late 1960s to the realization she was a square. In a world firmly divided into the “under 30s” and “over 30s” she was no longer part

art collage vintage images women 1950s

Media Made Women- Housewives

Happy Homemakers During the Cold war, the Culture of Containment was not just a foreign policy but applied to women and their identities as much as it did to the Soviets. Women were to contain their aspirations, their appetites and

art collage vintage images women 1950s

Media Made Women- Housewives

Happy Homemakers During the Cold war, the Culture of Containment was not just a foreign policy but applied to women and their identities as much as it did to the Soviets. Women were to contain their aspirations, their appetites and

Marilyn Monroe Some Like it Hot record Album

Marilyn Monroe Remembered

I had never been to the movies before. Constantly being warned that it was essential to keep a light on while watching your TV lest you ruin your eyes for life, here I was watching a bigger than life  screen

Marilyn Monroe Some Like it Hot record Album

Marilyn Monroe Remembered

I had never been to the movies before. Constantly being warned that it was essential to keep a light on while watching your TV lest you ruin your eyes for life, here I was watching a bigger than life  screen

vintage ad 1940s photos majorettes in patriotic outfits

Remembrance of July 4th Parades Past

With the acrid smell of firecrackers lingering in the hot summer air, mid-century memories of July 4th Parades past return. The 1950s American Dream made manifest, the  annual Independence day parade was    a sugar coated, kodachrome kaleidoscope of  you’re

vintage ad 1940s photos majorettes in patriotic outfits

Remembrance of July 4th Parades Past

With the acrid smell of firecrackers lingering in the hot summer air, mid-century memories of July 4th Parades past return. The 1950s American Dream made manifest, the  annual Independence day parade was    a sugar coated, kodachrome kaleidoscope of  you’re