Posts Tagged: vintage childrens schoolbook illustrations

democrat & republican symbols

Learning to Work Well With Others

Given the mess in Washington, it is clear members of Congress do not know how to work well with others. With their bold-faced blaming, and bad-tempered bickering, the inability of members of Congress to collaborate, compromise and get anything done

democrat & republican symbols

Learning to Work Well With Others

Given the mess in Washington, it is clear members of Congress do not know how to work well with others. With their bold-faced blaming, and bad-tempered bickering, the inability of members of Congress to collaborate, compromise and get anything done

vintage illustration typist

Working Women

Labor Day is a good time to start  learning to “lean in,” ladies. The first Monday in September is officially” the day to commemorate the social and economic achievements of the American worker.” No question, working women today have it

vintage illustration typist

Working Women

Labor Day is a good time to start  learning to “lean in,” ladies. The first Monday in September is officially” the day to commemorate the social and economic achievements of the American worker.” No question, working women today have it

Vintage baby boy 1950s

First Born Boy With Benefits

By George, it’s a Boy! Many in  the media are rhapsodizing over the fact that by delivering a baby boy, Kate Middleton delivered the goods, hitting a home run first time at bat. Despite the fact that the sex of

Vintage baby boy 1950s

First Born Boy With Benefits

By George, it’s a Boy! Many in  the media are rhapsodizing over the fact that by delivering a baby boy, Kate Middleton delivered the goods, hitting a home run first time at bat. Despite the fact that the sex of

illustration man sneezing old ad

Memories of the Mid-Century Flu Outbreak: PT II

In the cold winter of 1957, my Mother came down with a nasty case of the Asiatic flu that was spreading through the country. Just like today, the flu was on the march and health authorities everywhere were girding for

illustration man sneezing old ad

Memories of the Mid-Century Flu Outbreak: PT II

In the cold winter of 1957, my Mother came down with a nasty case of the Asiatic flu that was spreading through the country. Just like today, the flu was on the march and health authorities everywhere were girding for

childrens illustration 1950s

Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents Pt III

The smell of morning coffee percolating on the old gas stove drew me out of the bedroom of my grandparents apartment. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off

childrens illustration 1950s

Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents Pt III

The smell of morning coffee percolating on the old gas stove drew me out of the bedroom of my grandparents apartment. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off

Vintage childrens illustration on the farm 1950s

Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents

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 Jane Primer to occupy me during

Vintage childrens illustration on the farm 1950s

Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents

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 Jane Primer to occupy me during