1940s

US Army shoulder insignia (1945)

Shoulder insignia US Army units are marked by colorful patches Modern armies are built on each soldier's pride in his own unit. A soldier with lukewarm feelings toward his country's armed forces has fierce pr... Read more...

“DDT is good for me-e-e!” (1947)

"DDT is good for me-e-e!" The great expectations held for DDT have been realized. During 1946, exhaustive scientific tests have shown that, when properly used, DDT kills a host of destructive insect pests, a... 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...

Mickey Rooney as Young Tom Edison (1940)

Mickey Rooney as Young Tom Edison METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER has just completed the first of two most important pictures. Together they encompass the life story of a man whose influence on modern civilization canno... Read more...

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