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Remember getting drinks in vintage Dixie Cups? While many of us recall them from childhood because of their cute designs, they weren't invented simply for convenience.
The woman on the iconic 'We can do it!' posters from the 1940s encouraged women to join the WWII workforce - and they did. Here, see 46 real-life Rosie the Riveters who built bombers and transport planes.
Charlie McCarthy was the impudent little dummy who sat upon the lap of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen, his creator, and entertained millions every week with his comedy.
The Waltons was a story of a large family living in Virginia during the Great Depression. The classic TV show originally aired from 1972 through 1981. Find out what the cast thought of the program here.
The Black Dahlia murder - the savage killing of 22-year-old Elizabeth Short in January of 1947 - was one of the biggest news stories of the 20th century, and continues to fascinate people to this day.
Find out about the famous B-17 Flying Fortress planes from WWII - how they were invented, built, tested and used - and what happened to them after the war was finally over.
Look back at some vintage '40s beauty salon services in New York City - ladies getting perms, dye jobs, manicures, sitting under hair dryers - along with a peek at the front desk staff running the business.
To most American women in the 1940s, lipstick was a form of clothing - without it, they felt undressed. So how is lipstick made, anyhow? See some makeup laboratories and factories from the forties!
When you look at these vintage Longines watches, think back to the era when wristwatches were as ubiquitous as our phones today - and almost as important.
Look back at the experience passengers in the thirties, forties, fifties and sixties could expect when they sailed the high seas in high style on these fabulous old cruise ships.
Red, pink, gold & beyond - See the top vintage nail polish brands and colors from the 20th century, with shades & styles from decades ago - see how manicures have changed over the years!
These beautiful women's shoes from the 1940s - pumps of leather and suede, high heels in white & black, blue and red - would still make a stylish statement today.
Something Old: Vintage Wedding Dress Fashion Look Book is a collection of more than 300 images, documenting over a century of bridal fashions from the Western world. Find details about everything that went into preparing a bride for her walk down the aisle -- from the tiara on her head to the toe of her shoe
Here's a look back at 100 years of vintage Fostoria glass - from candelabra to stemware, in clear crystal or a rainbow of colorful hues - that people have been using and collecting for generations.
This huge collection of 1940s vintage wallpaper samples show the decade was more colorful than you'd imagine from seeing just black and white photos. Take a look back!
While orchestra leader Glenn Miller himself disappeared, his music has done rather the opposite - reaching and speaking to generations well beyond his untimely death during WWII.
Step back and time and enjoy these charmingly vintage Christmas scenes celebrations from the 1940s through the 1970s.
There's a reason that advertising has evolved over the decades - and these bad vintage Christmas ads from years ago show you exactly why!
Dorothy Lamour, American actress and singer, wasn't just a star on the screen - she also threw her weight behind numerous WWII war bond sales efforts, and topped those charts.
For decades, it was considered inappropriate for TV or movies to show a married couple sharing a bed. But did married couples really sleep in separate beds back in the '50s?
Books in a home once signaled that the residents were intelligent, worldly, and could afford to collect their favorite volumes. Look back at some vintage bookshelves from the past!
'Casablanca' actor Humphrey Bogart - known to millions as 'Bogie' - gave a behind-the-scenes look into his mind and his life in this story from 1942.
American Airlines was one of the first companies to offer passenger flights in the US. The industry's biggest success came after WWII. Here's a look at the history of the airline's first decades!
See portraits of vintage Halloween pin-up girls from the 1930s and 1940s - themed photos featuring famous actresses and beautiful models.
Get ready to remember some of the biggest thrills and chills from yesteryear, through these top vintage horror movies - great for Halloween or any time you want a little scare!
What's the history of golf balls? The first ones were made of leather of untanned bull's hide - but golf balls have changed a lot over the years. Here's a look!
Vintage View-Master reels offered a trip into another dimension - 'with stereo color pictures so real, you'll feel you are actually part of the scene!' Take a look!
Vintage '40s swimsuits often featured ruching, boy short cuts, and halter straps. This old-fashioned swimwear like modest one-pieces and high waist bikinis had more class than sass.
What is VJ Day? It means "Victory in Japan" day - the celebration that marked the end of WWII when Japan finally announced its surrender to Allied forces in the summer of 1945. Here's a look back.
Here is a collection of tips from the past, for researching your past - namely, how to start a genealogical record for your family. Get ideas for tracking down your ancestry here!
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