1930s

The perfect woman’s figure (1938)

The perfect 1938 figure must have curves, but it differs from the perfect figure of past decades in relationship of curves to straight lines.

Amelia Earhart feared lost (1937)

AMELIA FEARED LOST Navy ships ordered to begin hunt Plane over 2500-mile Pacific waste Island is goal Tiny spot in Pacific to be landing site Howland Island, Oceania, July 2 - The coast guard cut... Read more...

8 Pecan Fingers cookie recipes

Pecan Fingers, before and after baking and rolling in powdered sugar, are shown here ready to serve for any snack occasion. Delicious with a hot drink, cold drink, with fruit or alone as a crisp nibbler, they ... Read more...

I married a Hollywood movie star (1939)

I married a star by Anonymous Hollywood called it an ideal match. Yet, if I had used the spoonful of brains God gave me, I would never have done what I pitied so many others for doing -- for I have learne... Read more...

Meet Clyde Tombaugh, discoverer of Pluto (1930)

Because of the discovery made by this young farmer of Kansas, every dictionary in the world will have to be revised. For all time to come, students of astronomy will read that the ninth planet, Pluto, was discovered in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh.

The story of 7-Up (1939)

7-UP Bottling Company of Bakersfield Adds Further Strength to the Enviable Industrial Structure of This Metropolis Its New, Beautiful and Pretentious Building, 230 East Eighteenth Street, Heralds to the World ... Read more...

Snow White dazzles the critics (1938)

NYC, 1938: The dramatic entertainment most widely discussed for the past four weeks has been Walt Disney’s first full-length film, 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.'

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