The Great Depression: Newspape...

Mar 26, 2017 by

While the newspapers reported on the stock market crash on October 29 and October 30, 1929, it’s clear that they didn’t...

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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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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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Senator says income tax record...

Jan 22, 2017 by

“Men will not evade their taxes if they fear detection. The loudest protest against publicity naturally comes from those liable to pay the heaviest tax.”

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This suburban house hides some...

Jan 7, 2017 by

Posing as a 1-1/2 bath, three-bedroom home in suburban Freehold, New Jersey, this house is much more than a residence. Find out what’s inside!

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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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A checklist to help wives plan...

Sep 15, 2016 by

A checklist to help wives plan for the future For husbands: Mrs Charles Ulrick Bay, well-known New York broker, offers this advice:...

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Celebs sign it with Sheaffer p...

Jul 12, 2016 by

Hank Ketcham (Dennis The Menace) signs it with a Sheaffer When your pen looks like it was designed for a space flight, it’s...

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Inside a Piggly Wiggly grocery...

Jun 30, 2016 by

First self-service groceries Piggly Wiggly store in or near Memphis, Tennessee, was the first self-service grocery store in US. Here...

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The quick and quiet Douglas DC...

Jun 16, 2016 by

The quick and quiet Douglas DC-9 is bringing the jet age to just about everybody. The new Douglas DC-9 is opening an entirely new...

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An argument for the chauffeur ...

Apr 21, 2016 by

One chauffeured automobile accomplishes as much as two or three which are driven without chauffeurs. The chauffeur instantly becomes an economy – not merely a justifiable expense.

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Microsoft’s hottest tech...

Apr 18, 2016 by

Microsoft’s RAMCard with RAMDrive… …takes the whir, click and wait out of the IBM PC. Solid state disk. When you...

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A new town! Visit Gilbert, Ari...

Apr 18, 2016 by

In 1914, there was a lot of hype about a new little town near Phoenix called Gilbert — “the fastest growing and most...

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Daylight saving: More time to ...

Mar 12, 2016 by

Few people can remember a time before “spring forward, fall back” was known to all — the little ditty that helped...

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International phone calls (196...

Feb 11, 2016 by

International calls for just $12 for the first three minutes? The ad says the cost is “low.” We say… not so much. A...

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West side apartments in NYC (1...

Sep 26, 2015 by

West side real estate Specially selected / Large rooms / Good light and air Announcement: These houses illustrated are of the highest...

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Evolution of Smith-Corona type...

Sep 6, 2015 by

1957: Surprise the family … with the most useful gift of all — Smith-Corona, the world’s finest and fastest...

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Mme Demorest’s Emporium ...

Jun 24, 2015 by

Mme Demorest’s Emporium of Fashions – 473 Broadway, New York We think our lady readers will be both interested and...

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Macy’s in NYC (1883)

Jun 9, 2015 by

R H Macy & Co: Grand Central Fancy and Dry Goods Establishment 4th Street, 6th Avenue, & 13th Street, New York City. The...

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Fax machine revolution conquer...

May 27, 2015 by

The fax of life: The fax machine revolution is conquering all in its path By Sara Peterson, The Hutchinson News Fax it! That phrase...

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Vintage stationery, school �...

May 8, 2015 by

Pioneer Stationery House – Wholesale and Retail These new quarters are now open to the public. It is the only exclusive...

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George Lucas on the gamble and...

May 4, 2015 by

George Lucas talks about how he made ‘Star Wars,’ what he hoped to accomplish, the ‘death of the western’ and how he heard of wookies...

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Fashionable districts of 1850s...

Mar 23, 2015 by

How San Francisco’s society folk were housed and entertained years ago Fashionable districts that have faded into obscurity...

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A trip through the San Francis...

Mar 2, 2015 by

A trip through the Mint by Harold French How many readers of The Junior Call have ever been through the mint? Only a very small...

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Goodbye Mr Clips: Get the new ...

Jan 12, 2015 by

Goodbye Mr Clips! Excuse the lame pun but it’s true — you can now free yourself of such cumbersome paraphernalia as paper clips...

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Wilder makes artificial sunris...

Jan 4, 2015 by

The mean trick of a Santa Cruz dairyman, who fools the stock by an electric plant Dairyman Wilder, whose milk-producing establishment...

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How experts think we’ll ...

Aug 11, 2014 by

If the past foretells the future, and present trends point the way, many millions will live to see peace, prosperity, health, longer life and greater luxuries than ever were known. A woman may be President!

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Computer programmers in short ...

Apr 11, 2014 by

The demand for computer programmers is tremendous as business, industry, science, education and government all strive to reap technological benefits.

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Taco Bell chain has 55 drive-i...

Apr 1, 2014 by

If you tried to pick five 19-cent food items that would total $12,000 a month sales, what would you choose?

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The circus: Stupendous! Coloss...

Mar 29, 2014 by

Clowns and daredevils! Ponderous pachyderms! Wild beasts! And 34 new acts from behind the Iron Curtain! A peek into the life of a circus clown.

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How nuclear energy can defuse ...

Mar 22, 2014 by

Nuclear-generated electricity, still the fastest-growing major energy source in America, may be our best defense against another oil crisis.

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TWA helps you beat the airport...

Mar 18, 2014 by

You have to have a system to beat the airport waiting game. We do. A complete team of ground personnel trained to get you from front door to exit door without a hitch. When you fly at nearly 600 mph on a jet, we can’t afford to slow you down on the ground.

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Girls, don’t bewail your...

Mar 6, 2014 by

Not one of us should blame fate or environment for what we are. If we feel that we are not the success we should be, it simply remains with ourselves to better our condition.

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Are school teachers paid well ...

Feb 27, 2014 by

It is not astonishing that the profession of teaching does not in America attract talent, when it is known that the “market value” of a teacher of the first class is hardly $3000 per annum.

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Ration stamps from WW2: War Ra...

Feb 12, 2014 by

Never buy rationed goods without ration stamps. Never pay more than the legal price.

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WW2 Ration book Q&A (1943...

Feb 12, 2014 by

Q&A on the use of books Point rationing to start here March 1 The following questions and answers released by the Office of Price...

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Upstate New York & the Ni...

Jan 26, 2014 by

The New York State Thruway flows through the heart of the Niagara Mohawk System, which extends from the Niagara Frontier across the state to the Hudson River.

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Farms of the future: Domed fie...

Jan 14, 2014 by

Farms of the future — High rise barns and plastic domed fields? Farmers of the not-too-distant future may have as much need for...

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More of Dorothea Lange’s...

Jan 7, 2014 by

One of the most iconic images of the Great Depression was a photo of Florence Thompson taken by Dorothea Lange. The pictures were...

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