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vintage illustration Boy Scouts 1960s

A Boy Scout First

2013-Another Boy Scout first- ending their long-standing ban on Gay Scouts! Copyright (©) 2013 Sally Edelstein All Rights Reserved Boy Scouts Morally Straight and Gay   Advertisements

vintage illustration Boy Scouts 1960s

A Boy Scout First

2013-Another Boy Scout first- ending their long-standing ban on Gay Scouts! Copyright (©) 2013 Sally Edelstein All Rights Reserved Boy Scouts Morally Straight and Gay  

comic Lyndon Johnson

LBJ’s Comic Great Society

  The Comic Tragedy of The Great Society Holy Satire, Batman, Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird… it’s a plane….its SuperLBJ! 1966 was a year when comic strip superheroes POP! came to life and real life heroes SOCK!

comic Lyndon Johnson

LBJ’s Comic Great Society

  The Comic Tragedy of The Great Society Holy Satire, Batman, Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird… it’s a plane….its SuperLBJ! 1966 was a year when comic strip superheroes POP! came to life and real life heroes SOCK!

vintage illustration jon whitcomb

To Canoodle or Not to Canoodle; A valentines Day Dilemma

In Post-War America, love was in the air. Along with Valentines Day’s hearts and flowers, came big dates, big dances, and king sized expectations in high schools and colleges all around the country. But even the smoothest post war gal

vintage illustration jon whitcomb

To Canoodle or Not to Canoodle; A valentines Day Dilemma

In Post-War America, love was in the air. Along with Valentines Day’s hearts and flowers, came big dates, big dances, and king sized expectations in high schools and colleges all around the country. But even the smoothest post war gal

vintage illustration future communications 1946

Back To The Future Pt II Retro Tech

While thousands of new products and technologies will be shown off at the annual Consumer Electronics Show 2013 getting under way today, I take a look back at the future technological wonders we dreamed about for the post war years.

vintage illustration future communications 1946

Back To The Future Pt II Retro Tech

While thousands of new products and technologies will be shown off at the annual Consumer Electronics Show 2013 getting under way today, I take a look back at the future technological wonders we dreamed about for the post war years.

woman decorating tXmas ree Santa 1950s

Santa’s Tempting Stocking Stuffers

No wonder Old St Nick was so jolly. He sure knew how to fill a Christmas stocking. Forget those itchy woolen socks hung over the fireplace. When it came to Xmas stockings, Santa had steamier things on his mind. To

woman decorating tXmas ree Santa 1950s

Santa’s Tempting Stocking Stuffers

No wonder Old St Nick was so jolly. He sure knew how to fill a Christmas stocking. Forget those itchy woolen socks hung over the fireplace. When it came to Xmas stockings, Santa had steamier things on his mind. To

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

art work collage by Sally Edelstein composed of appropriated vintage images

Men in Charge

The current backlash against feminism and female reproductive rights re-markets old myths about women as new facts. Related articles A Feminist Storms Approachin’ (envisioningtheamericandream.wordpress.com) Sally Edelstein Collage

art work collage by Sally Edelstein composed of appropriated vintage images

Men in Charge

The current backlash against feminism and female reproductive rights re-markets old myths about women as new facts. Related articles A Feminist Storms Approachin’ (envisioningtheamericandream.wordpress.com) Sally Edelstein Collage

Suburban 1950s man mowing lawn

The Great American Mow Down

 The Silent Spring mornings of the suburbs were often broken by the sound not of birds chirping but of a symphony of puttering gas lawn mowers synchronized all over the neighborhood. The power of purring motors, oscillating sprinklers, tires screeching,

Suburban 1950s man mowing lawn

The Great American Mow Down

 The Silent Spring mornings of the suburbs were often broken by the sound not of birds chirping but of a symphony of puttering gas lawn mowers synchronized all over the neighborhood. The power of purring motors, oscillating sprinklers, tires screeching,

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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