Posts Tagged: WW2

Vintage illustration WWII soldiers

Honoring Our Vets

Remembering all the vets who have served our country, and supporting those who continue to do so. Advertisements

Vintage illustration WWII soldiers

Honoring Our Vets

Remembering all the vets who have served our country, and supporting those who continue to do so.

Vintage WWII Illustration Woman Train worker

How the Mad Men of Madison Avenue Got Rosie the Riveter to Man Up

Once upon a time, women workers were not only highly sought after they were lavished with praise in the media. During WWII when Uncle Sam came calling, American women didn’t just “lean in,” they manned up! Uncle Sam had enlisted

Vintage WWII Illustration Woman Train worker

How the Mad Men of Madison Avenue Got Rosie the Riveter to Man Up

Once upon a time, women workers were not only highly sought after they were lavished with praise in the media. During WWII when Uncle Sam came calling, American women didn’t just “lean in,” they manned up! Uncle Sam had enlisted

vintage illustration Victory garden

Victory Gardens in WWII

  In urban areas across the country vacant lots are filled with sights of neighbors pulling weeds, planting seeds and tending heirloom tomatoes. Overnight city rooftops have sprouted lush gardens. “Tarbeachs” once reserved for city sunning, now produces organic vegetables

vintage illustration Victory garden

Victory Gardens in WWII

  In urban areas across the country vacant lots are filled with sights of neighbors pulling weeds, planting seeds and tending heirloom tomatoes. Overnight city rooftops have sprouted lush gardens. “Tarbeachs” once reserved for city sunning, now produces organic vegetables

vintage illustration WWII soldier kissing girl

Winter War Time Romance PTII

Moonlight Becomes You “The breathless night. The moon burning on its billion watt radiance. Multiplying mystery, quickening the pulse. Stirring up a suddenly sweet tumult. Heady stuff this. To look into his eyes and know that you were never lovelier.

vintage illustration WWII soldier kissing girl

Winter War Time Romance PTII

Moonlight Becomes You “The breathless night. The moon burning on its billion watt radiance. Multiplying mystery, quickening the pulse. Stirring up a suddenly sweet tumult. Heady stuff this. To look into his eyes and know that you were never lovelier.

vintage illustration jantzen swim suit wwii

Rosie The Riveter’s Swimsuit Romance

It was a sweltering summer in 1943 and along with most war-weary Americans, Rosie the Riveter needed a day off. In the heat and stickiness of summer everybody was tired, dog tired, completely fed up with neckties, girdles, time clocks,

vintage illustration jantzen swim suit wwii

Rosie The Riveter’s Swimsuit Romance

It was a sweltering summer in 1943 and along with most war-weary Americans, Rosie the Riveter needed a day off. In the heat and stickiness of summer everybody was tired, dog tired, completely fed up with neckties, girdles, time clocks,

WWII Coke ad 1944 illustration soldier

On the Front Lines With Coca Cola Pt. 1

During WWII the boys overseas were fighting for Mom, apple pie and a bottle of Coke. Coca Cola, as much a part of the American Dream as a white picket fence and baseball,  has symbolized the American way of life,

WWII Coke ad 1944 illustration soldier

On the Front Lines With Coca Cola Pt. 1

During WWII the boys overseas were fighting for Mom, apple pie and a bottle of Coke. Coca Cola, as much a part of the American Dream as a white picket fence and baseball,  has symbolized the American way of life,

vintage illustration WWII soldier kiissing girl

Winter War Time Romance PTII

Moonlight Becomes You “The breathless night. The moon burning on its billion watt radiance. Multiplying mystery, quickening the pulse. Stirring up a suddenly sweet tumult. Heady stuff this. To look into his eyes and know that you were never lovelier.

vintage illustration WWII soldier kiissing girl

Winter War Time Romance PTII

Moonlight Becomes You “The breathless night. The moon burning on its billion watt radiance. Multiplying mystery, quickening the pulse. Stirring up a suddenly sweet tumult. Heady stuff this. To look into his eyes and know that you were never lovelier.

Vintage WAC Enlistment poster WWII

Rosie The Riveter Goes to War

Like most gals during WWII, Rosie the Riveter was wacky for khaki. But Rosie didn’t just swoon for a man in a uniform; Rosie wanted to wear one herself! Like every Mrs. and Miss America, Rosie was doing her part

Vintage WAC Enlistment poster WWII

Rosie The Riveter Goes to War

Like most gals during WWII, Rosie the Riveter was wacky for khaki. But Rosie didn’t just swoon for a man in a uniform; Rosie wanted to wear one herself! Like every Mrs. and Miss America, Rosie was doing her part

vintage illustration women at war work 1944

Rosie the Riveter Gets Her Pink Slip

During WWII hundreds of men were leaving civilian jobs everyday to join the armed forces. In their place marched in women, who were “carrying on” work that had to be done to keep America’s war program going at top speed.

vintage illustration women at war work 1944

Rosie the Riveter Gets Her Pink Slip

During WWII hundreds of men were leaving civilian jobs everyday to join the armed forces. In their place marched in women, who were “carrying on” work that had to be done to keep America’s war program going at top speed.

Victory Gardens

 In urban areas across the country vacant lots are filled with sights of neighbors pulling weeds, planting seeds and tending heirloom tomatoes. Overnight city rooftops have sprouted lush gardens. “Tarbeachs” once reserved for city sunning, now produces organic vegetables for

Victory Gardens

 In urban areas across the country vacant lots are filled with sights of neighbors pulling weeds, planting seeds and tending heirloom tomatoes. Overnight city rooftops have sprouted lush gardens. “Tarbeachs” once reserved for city sunning, now produces organic vegetables for