25 hottest Black & Decker...

Nov 8, 2013 by

The 25 most talked about gifts of ’87 Black & Decker products are so unique and special, they’re not just given and...

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Vintage birthday cards from Am...

Nov 6, 2013 by

I’ll sit up… and speak for you… with American Greeting cards American Greeting no. 421Q — One of hundreds on...

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Fisher-Price would like you to...

Nov 6, 2013 by

Fisher-Price would like you to meet our girls. Elizabeth – Jenn – Mary – Baby Ann – Natalie – Audrey...

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Rows of bassinets, and a nurse...

Oct 31, 2013 by

Picture of a man looking into the future Row upon row of bassinets — and a nurse holding up a baby. The baby! But Dad sees more...

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The Addams Family opening cred...

Oct 31, 2013 by

The Addams Family TV series was based on the characters from Charles Addams’ cartoons that appeared in New Yorker starting back...

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Halloween scenes from 1910

Oct 30, 2013 by

Take a look at how some newspaper artists — including several schoolchildren — envisioned the Halloween celebration and...

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Arizona is 602 country (1967)

Oct 29, 2013 by

Arizona is 602 country The area code for the whole state of Arizona is 602. If you use the area code when you call Long Distance,...

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Create your own seashell menag...

Oct 29, 2013 by

She cements seashells by the seashore to create A seashell menagerie The little beach creatures shown here are so amusing, they may...

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Puss ‘n Boots, Raggedy A...

Oct 28, 2013 by

Special Offer! Betty Crocker Storybook Dinnerware Take this opportunity to surprise the little people you know with their very own...

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Advance easy-to-read Colorstic...

Oct 25, 2013 by

Now you can be positive… even if it’s negative. Easy-to-read Colorstick Only Advance has an easy-to-read Colorstick that...

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Quick brown fox: Smith-Corona ...

Oct 22, 2013 by

The wisdom of giving a Royal portable for graduation. You’ve probably heard that a portable typewriter can help students make...

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Kitchen remodel: Addition give...

Oct 20, 2013 by

Addition to kitchen adds needed space An older 10×12 kitchen in the home of Mr and Mrs Stewart Lund once was adequate for their...

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Baby-Shaped Kimbies disposable...

Oct 20, 2013 by

When it comes to diapers, all the absorbency in the world won’t help, if it’s not in the right place. That’s why we shaped Kimbies like a baby, instead of making it square.

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Tiny Tears, the doll that crie...

Oct 19, 2013 by

The gift she’ll never forget: Tiny Tears, the doll that cries real tears She blows bubbles / She bathes / She has a complete...

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Putting a new face on Hallowee...

Oct 19, 2013 by

Paas Make-Up Kits put smiles and safety into Halloween PAAS MAKE-UP CAN’T BLOCK VISION LIKE SOME MASKS Why are little clowns...

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Some of 1974’s best buys...

Oct 18, 2013 by

Today’s best buys in antique toys Antique toys are double-barreled delights. They arouse pleasant remembrances and reflect good...

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L’eggs eggs in gold, sil...

Oct 17, 2013 by

We’re not having a white Christmas (We’ve decorated our white L’eggs eggs in gold, silver, red, blue, green, so you...

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The Fisher Price A-Frame dollh...

Oct 17, 2013 by

The Fisher Price A-Frame This charming vacation house with twin balconies, twin decks, sleeping loft and dining terrace is the...

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Make a cookie house for Christ...

Oct 17, 2013 by

The cookie house can be your merriest holiday decoration ever. Start with a kit you order, then embellish with homemade or packaged...

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Bright and Early Books for kid...

Oct 17, 2013 by

How a hand, an ear, a man who can moo and some bike-riding bears may start your 2 to 6 year old on reading “Dr Seuss’s...

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San Francisco junior high ...

Oct 16, 2013 by

Grade 8 – Fall, 1955 Denman Junior High School in San Francisco: English, Social Studies, Health, Math, Science, Mechanical...

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Schwinn bicycles: For the youn...

Oct 16, 2013 by

Springtime . . . and Schwinn bike time again! Time to open your heart to the excitement and exhilaration of getting there under your...

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Teach him to dial 0 to always ...

Oct 16, 2013 by

Teach him to dial “0” and he’ll always have a friend. Of all the important things your child should learn, there’s...

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Do things together! Be a ̶...

Oct 14, 2013 by

Family Day USA: “Fresh up” with Seven-Up Do things together! Be a “Fresh up” family A family drink… a...

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Sew Magic sewing machine for k...

Oct 14, 2013 by

Now little girls can make dreams that won’t come apart at the seams We call it Sew Magic, and it’s the most remarkable...

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Scotch colored tape: Like a ca...

Oct 14, 2013 by

Scotch Plastic Tape: It’s like a can of paint on a roll It’s like a can of paint on a roll! The glossy clear color of...

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El Marko watercolors idea fact...

Oct 14, 2013 by

Idea factory: Color a bird Johnny drew a bird for grandma to put up in her kitchen   Idea factory: Paper flowers Jackie colored...

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The cost of having a baby in 1...

Oct 13, 2013 by

The cost of having a baby, 1978 A baby doesn’t come cheap these days. The medical expenses alone can range from under $1,000 to...

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Hawaii time: Vacation in Waiki...

Oct 13, 2013 by

And you thought Waikiki was just a beautiful beach It’s all you thought it would be, plus much more than you imagined. Waikiki...

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GM’s new Love Seats: Chi...

Oct 13, 2013 by

General Motors has developed two new seats especially for the small fry. We call them Love Seats, and they’re designed to be used in conjunction with your car’s seat belts.

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Auto trip tips with Scotch Mag...

Oct 12, 2013 by

Auto Trip Tips with the tape in the green plaid dispenser When you’ve got a lot to do, “Scotch” Magic Transparent...

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Tootsie Rolls: America’s...

Oct 11, 2013 by

Chocolate Tootsie Roll: America’s favorite candy “MY FAMILY LOVES Tootsie Rolls.” “THEY ARE SO...

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A mid-century perspective on c...

Oct 11, 2013 by

When this article was published, touting the wonders of c-section deliveries, they stated that the cesarean rate was one out of 20...

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Unidentified but not forgotten...

Oct 10, 2013 by

Before the Civil War, a talented photographer named James Presley Ball, Sr. produced beautiful daguerreotype portraits for hundreds...

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1974 Chevrolet family station ...

Oct 10, 2013 by

1974 Chevrolet family station wagon planner   Full-size Chevrolets. There’s a lot of great wagon engineering here. Caprice...

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Discover the baby nursery moni...

Oct 7, 2013 by

Fisher-Price lets you be in two places at once. Discover the Nursery Monitor, an easy-to-work, one-way intercom that lets you hear...

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Surprise them with a Wurlitzer...

Oct 5, 2013 by

Put a song in their hearts this Christmas with a Wurlitzer piano, organ or stereo The Christmas you give a Wurlitzer is a Christmas...

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Florence Henderson introduces ...

Oct 2, 2013 by

Jell-O just introduced Soft Swirl (So you can treat your family like company.) Your family is among the nicest people in the world,...

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King Vitaman cereal: Get your ...

Oct 2, 2013 by

If you’re going to buy a children’s cereal, buy the most nourishing. This is the only children’s cereal that meets...

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