Kill John Dillinger at Chicago Desperado, wounded by three slugs, broke line of fire; Died in alley U.S. Justice Department Agents and East Chicago Police Trap Public Enemy No. 1 and Shoot When He Draws G... Read more...
Amazing sights to see! The tornado – Munchkinland – Horse of a Different Color – Startling balloon ascent – Flying monkeys – Trees that talk and throw apples – More, more, more!!!
"Little House in the Big Woods" tells of 63 years ago, when the Ingalls family lived in a log cabin on the edge of the big woods in Wisconsin.
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.'
How kids grow up in Hollywood: Despite all the glamor, Judy Garland and Deanna Durbin live home lives similar to millions of other growing girls
Kidnappers hold baby son of Col Lindbergh; ask $50,000 ransom; leave note
May 12, 1932 - Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr, infant son of the world-famous aviator, was found dead at Mount Rose, NJ
Wanted: Information as to the whereabouts of Chas. A. Lindbergh, Jr of Hopewell, N.J.
The state of New Jersey, which spent $1,200,000 to capture and convict Bruno Richard Hauptmann, executed him with a penny’s worth of electricity.
The highest building in the world will be built on the site of the Waldorf Astoria hotel. It will be known as the Empire State Building, will be eighty stories high, and will cost more than $66,000,000.
With the public no longer so gullible, there's a growing tendency among directors to have their stars actually perform stunts and difficult feats wherever practicable.
The death of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne in the crash of TWA Flight 599 on March 31, 1931, resulted in more than just the death of the football legend and seven others -- it was a pivotal moment in early airline and aviation safety.
From throughout the entire nation today came to this seat of Notre Dame University such widely expressed sorrow at the death of Knute Rockne and such tributes to his memory as to give rise to this speculation: Was his the largest personal following of any man in the United States?
The former Chicago gang leader Al Capone is being guarded by Department of Justice agents pending his release after completion of his imprisonment for evasion of income taxes.
One of the most difficult problems of Hollywood film producers has been to create the condensed breath that emanates from a person's mouth on a cold day.
Here's a look at a few daywear and sportswear ensembles of the mid-1930s!
Take a look at a more than 20 vintage road maps below, apparently preserved for years in car gloveboxes across the nation!
Warm up with a look back at 15 different antique fireplaces that were once found in homes across the US!
While not exclusively the domain of the fifties, the popularity of pink bathrooms - including pink toilets, sinks and bathtubs - reached its peak during the middle of the century.
One of the most iconic images of the Great Depression was a photo of Florence Thompson taken by Dorothea Lange. The pictures were part of the "Migrant Mother" series, documenting the conditions of extreme pover... Read more...
How much does it differ from the truth, such as in the case of the von Trapp family, and the hugely-successful musical based on their lives, The Sound of Music?
Eastern "Hep Cats" foremost among fighting jive experts Brooklyn and New York service men are the most original jitterbugs. And Hollywood's jive experts in the Army and Navy rank at the bottom of the list. T... Read more...
The information below about revolvers, rifles and other weaponry is most likely from the 1930s. (The published volume includes information from many dates between 1923 and 1942). The story of guns: The p... Read more...