WWII newspaper headlines from ...

Jun 5, 2017 by

France Invaded: Allied Troops Launch Mighty Offensive Philadelphia Inquirer (Final) – June 6, 1944   We Crack West Wall,...

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How Judy Garland’s caree...

May 16, 2017 by

Here is a heartfelt — though dramatized and beautified (and sometimes somewhat inaccurate) — story of Judy...

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A retro restroom rainbow: Colo...

Mar 26, 2017 by

Here’s some bright and bold bathroom decor, straight out of the late forties.

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Chocolate-Vanilla Checkerboard...

Mar 10, 2017 by

Checkerboard Cake You can use Swift’ning with perfect confidence in any type of cake. This delicate, snowy-white shortening...

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“DDT is good for me-e-e!...

Feb 14, 2017 by

“DDT is good for me-e-e!” The great expectations held for DDT have been realized. During 1946, exhaustive scientific...

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Swimsuits to be pretty at seas...

Jan 6, 2017 by

Take care to be pretty at seashore and pool By Betty Clarke, Beauty Editor It is a very peculiar thing, indeed, that women who can be...

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Dinners from dried or chipped ...

Jan 5, 2017 by

Dried beef saves day in emergency by Judith Wilson Handy to have around to meet the emergency of unexpected hungry guests, and...

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8 Pecan Fingers cookie recipes

Dec 15, 2016 by

Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Brownberry Ovens, Inc.. Catherine Clark is actively involved on a full-time basis developing...

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Vintage Ho-Ho-Holiday photos w...

Dec 9, 2016 by

Walter and Santa Claus in NYC (1958) With Santa at Macy’s at Herald Square, New York City Photo thanks to Walter   Santa...

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Soldiers say farewell as Chris...

Dec 8, 2016 by

Soldiers say farewell to girls as Christmas leaves are canceled A soldier’s world is a lonely, uncertain world. It is a world...

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Vintage Coca-Cola Christmas ad...

Dec 5, 2016 by

“My hat’s off to to the pause that refreshes” (1931) Old Santa, busiest man in the world, takes time out for the...

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The truth about Hollywood draf...

Sep 9, 2016 by

The truth about Hollywood deferments by “Fearless” Yes, a lot of the stars have been deferred — and they...

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World’s biggest bomber: ...

Sep 5, 2016 by

It’s the world’s biggest bomber! The new B-36: Photographed during its third test flight out of Fort Worth, Texas...

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Ice cream cake & hot choc...

Sep 1, 2016 by

Ice cream cake & hot chocolate frosting...

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Humphrey Bogart: Things I don&...

Aug 30, 2016 by

Things I don’t like about myself Humphrey Bogart (as told to Sara Hamilton) I haven’t the guts to stop smoking. To even...

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The private life of Judy Garla...

Aug 17, 2016 by

David Rose was the first of Judy Garland’s five husbands. They met when she was just 17 (and he was still married to Martha...

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War: Japan launches reckless a...

Aug 7, 2016 by

Japan launches reckless attack on U.S. In desperate gamble on victory or suicide it strikes first blow at Hawaii Out of the Pacific...

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How Cary Grant lives: The movi...

Aug 7, 2016 by

Cary Grant cannot stand being shut in. So he recently bought a two-storied, twelve-roomed stucco house on the exclusive beach at Santa Monica.

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Howard Hughes: Hollywood’...

Aug 6, 2016 by

Hollywood’s secret heartbreaker The names of his romances are startling. The details were kept secret — until now by...

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Dorothy Lamour, American: Star...

Aug 3, 2016 by

Dorothy Lamour, American Madison Square Garden was packed to the guards. It was the final night of the thirty-day stretch of...

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Ronald Reagan: How to make you...

Aug 3, 2016 by

How to make yourself important … and strangely enough, love has a lot to do with it, in a way you’d least suspect By...

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Mickey Rooney as Young Tom Edi...

Jul 24, 2016 by

Mickey Rooney as Young Tom Edison METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER has just completed the first of two most important pictures. Together they...

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Stetson hats for him and her (...

Jul 23, 2016 by

How to look your best… …meeting a traveler or traveling to a meeting (1947) Wear the right hat for the occasion! Stetson...

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Clowns: Makeup an artistic exp...

Jul 17, 2016 by

Clowns: Their makeup is an artistic expression of their own special traits When a tent full of circus lovers erupts with laughter at...

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Pinball wizards: Vintage pinba...

Jun 23, 2016 by

While pinball-style tabletop ball games have been around since the 1700s, it took a giant egg to help usher in a new era of arcade...

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Fab Father’s Day gifts f...

Jun 19, 2016 by

If you’ve ever been curious as to why neckties and aftershave are considered the quintessential Father’s Day gifts, wonder no more.

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The Andrews Sisters on the cov...

May 20, 2016 by

The Andrews Sisters The Andrews Sisters — Maxene, Patty and LaVerne — comprise one of the top singing trios in the...

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Walt Disney designs Army &...

May 17, 2016 by

Speaking of pictures… Walt Disney designs Army & Navy insignia One day last summer, when the new Navy torpedo boats were...

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How to make 30 classic cocktai...

May 11, 2016 by

This is the way to make thirty favorite drinks Also see: 50 drinks & toasts (1968) Drink recipes for: Planter’s Punch...

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Pontiac’s 10 new models ...

Apr 30, 2016 by

Now Pontiac takes front rank as the car for those who look ahead! Today when quality means more than ever, Pontiac offers ten new...

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Be modern – buy Chrysler...

Apr 28, 2016 by

The Chrysler Highlander… the talk of the smart set everywhere “I’ll be in Scotland afore ye!” June 3, 1940...

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Dorothy Lamour & Dinah Sh...

Apr 24, 2016 by

Dorothy Lamour on FM Radio Listen — it’s Dorothy Lamour herself in natural color on FM radio Dorothy Lamour… A...

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Stylish vintage women’s ...

Apr 22, 2016 by

Air Step: The shoe with the magic sole Dora wants new-fashioned style – Cora wants old-fashioned comfort. You get both in Air...

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Cinnamon apple cream cake reci...

Apr 18, 2016 by

Now it’s here – Streamlined cake-baking Daughters are learning from mothers — and mothers are learning from...

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WWII fighter planes compared (...

Mar 30, 2016 by

US expects to ‘top’ Focke-Wulf 190 in high altitude dog fights of future Most talked-about new fighter plane in the...

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“Flying saucer” Ro...

Sep 18, 2015 by

Disc mystery is ‘solved’ for three hours until Roswell find collapses A rancher’s discovery of a strange object at...

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Victory – and peace R...

Aug 14, 2015 by

While the official surrender of Japan took place on September 2nd with the signing of the surrender document, following the atomic...

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The atomic bombing of Hiroshim...

Aug 6, 2015 by

When J Robert Oppenheimer, often called the “father of the atomic bomb,” witnessed the first test of the weapon he helped create in...

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Allies drive 41 miles on D-Day...

Jun 6, 2015 by

Allies drive 41 miles on D-Day: Offensive rolls into Normandy Beachheads in France are made secure in first rush By Wes...

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