Nichelle Nichols: She’s ...

Jun 22, 2017 by

Like most entertainers, it has been my pleasure to be actively involved with the struggle of my people attempting to extricate themselves from the bonds of discrimination, prejudice, and bigotry that has held us so fast, for so long.

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Coney Island beach scenes (189...

Jun 20, 2017 by

Scene on the beach (1890s)   Bathing at Coney Island, New York (1900)   Coney Island in the early 1900s On the beach at...

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Lizzie Borden & the infam...

Jun 16, 2017 by

Here’s a news story about the Lizzie Borden double murder from just 5 days after the killings. Soon, this sensationally dramatic tale would rivet the nation.

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Wonder Woman sexy, but patriot...

Jun 7, 2017 by

Lynda Carter, television’s wonderful “Wonder Woman,” displays more epidermis every week than any other actress on the tube.

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Summer swimming in New York (1...

Jun 1, 2017 by

Summer swimming in NYC Gotham’s youth are fortunate in the number of opportunities for swimming which the city’s...

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Traveling requisites for the s...

May 20, 2017 by

Traveling requisites for the summer vacationist The trunk and traveling-bag maker is a wide awake man. He’s got to be so long...

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Motown is rocking – and ...

May 18, 2017 by

They’re rocking in Detroit — and selling, too By Peter Hoffman Detroit — Until recently, this motor town’s...

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A day with Helen Keller (1906)

May 17, 2017 by

A Day With Helen Keller by Joseph Edgar Chamberlin Sometimes we dream, or like to imagine, that we are something different from what...

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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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Racism in America: The Kerner ...

May 1, 2017 by

In the early morning hours of July 23, 1967, police in Detroit raided an unlicensed, after-hours bar in what they assumed was just...

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New York City: The summer reso...

Apr 23, 2017 by

New York City — The summer resort The gateway to all mountain, lake & coast resorts of the east New York City invites you...

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The new Chevrolet Corvette (19...

Apr 2, 2017 by

Originally designed as a show car for General Motors’ Motorama display in early 1953, the car generated so much buzz among the public GM decided to put the Corvette into production.

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Meet Little Stevie Wonder (196...

Apr 2, 2017 by

Behind the unseeing eyes of Little Stevie Wonder there is music and rhythm. As he sits and talks, his hands beat jazz rhythm on imaginary bongos. It seems as if he is giving a beat to a tune playing in his mind.

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5 Fisher-Price Little People p...

Mar 2, 2017 by

Fisher-Price Toys don’t need batteries (1971) The run the old-fashioned way. On child power. The strength of young...

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Hula hoopers are whooping it u...

Feb 25, 2017 by

Hula hoopers are whooping it up! How agile are you? The hula hoop, latest toy to send everyone into a spin, has hit the Steubenville...

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Mary Poppins hits the silver s...

Feb 18, 2017 by

Movie magic brings life to story book character From the day the enchanting, elusive Mary Poppins character appeared on the American...

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Roller coasters of the early 2...

Feb 13, 2017 by

Love old amusement parks? For a closer look at any of these 9 vintage roller coasters from the early 1900s — in New York, New...

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Movie guide for puzzled parent...

Feb 12, 2017 by

McCall’s movie guide for puzzled parents Monthly listings to help you answer the question: “But is it really all right...

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Follow-up: Titanic survivor Ch...

Feb 2, 2017 by

Response from Charlotte Collyer, survivor of the Titanic Mrs Charlotte Collyer’s article, “How I Was Saved from the...

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Super Bowl I: Green Bay Blasts...

Feb 1, 2017 by

The game was supposed to prove which league played the best ball, and the NFL came out of this first prestige test with flying colors.

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How did Groundhog Day start? (...

Feb 1, 2017 by

Some facts about Groundhog Day To the Editor of the University Missourian: I should like to have the full history of...

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Elvis swaps mansion for Army l...

Jan 24, 2017 by

Elvis swaps mansion for Army living Elvis Presley swapped his plush $100,000 mansion for an Army barracks Monday after he breezed...

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The thrills of book hunting (1...

Jan 23, 2017 by

The thrills of book hunting One unacquainted with the subject would hardly compare the sport of hunting in the fields with that of...

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How can you catch OJ Simpson? ...

Jan 19, 2017 by

25 years after this ad was published, the answer to the question in the headline would be, “If you’re the police, go on a...

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Autographs from 11 lost music ...

Jan 17, 2017 by

Here are the autographs of eleven lost music legends, many gone far too soon.

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’69 Chevy Camaro SS ...

Jan 17, 2017 by

We’ll take on any other two cars in the magazine Chevrolet cars shown: ’69 Camaro SS Sport Couple with RS equipment and...

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Vintage Peanuts & Snoopy ...

Jan 15, 2017 by

Snoopy sports vintage sticker sheet   Peanuts postage/mail sticker sheet   Classic Peanuts postage sticker set (Hallmark)...

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Secret passage: The Beatles in...

Jan 10, 2017 by

Secret passage Not since Normandy had an invasion been so skillfully staged. The jet from London touched down at Kennedy...

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1987’s hottest TVs, VCRs...

Jan 10, 2017 by

The Good Guys! Grand Opening Celebration Join us for the fun and the savings, as we celebrate the Grand Opening of our new Stereo...

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New Cadillac design announced ...

Jan 7, 2017 by

The Cadillac innovation mentioned herein was a two-speed rear axle, combined with a door-mounted, electrically-operated shifter which...

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The Russians’ big obsess...

Jan 6, 2017 by

The Russians’ big obsession: You! By John Fell Stevenson [Son of Adlai Stevenson II — former Illinois governor,...

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A look back at the fashion tre...

Jan 5, 2017 by

Astronauts, adolescents set fashions during soaring ’60s By Helen Hennessy Whether a current fashion is a calico look or a...

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The sixties was the biggest fa...

Jan 5, 2017 by

Sixties Biggest Fashion Decade Whether the Seventies can bring anything like the fashion explosion of the Sixties is an unanswered...

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When to leave calling cards af...

Jan 2, 2017 by

When to leave calling cards after an entertainment On the subject of leaving cards, there is always much to be said. When should...

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Train station etiquette (1921)

Jan 1, 2017 by

Train station etiquette by Mary Marshall Duffee To say that the well-bred person is on time when he takes a train might be unfair....

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Joe Namath’s “supe...

Dec 30, 2016 by

No refund needed on Joe’s ‘guarantee’ Calls brilliant game, picks Colts apart on passes — Super star in Super...

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How the world welcomed baby Ca...

Dec 27, 2016 by

These newspaper clippings show the world’s joy over the birth of a celebrity newborn — Carrie Fisher. The woman behind...

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Chanukah Sameach! Vintage Hanu...

Dec 23, 2016 by

For someone special (1970s) A dreidel game for Hanukkah!   Hanukkah wishes for you   A Hanukkah coloring card For someone...

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The family electric typewriter...

Dec 21, 2016 by

The family electric typewriter Royal’s new portable all-electric is so easy to use it’s perfect for boys, girls, mothers...

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