1940s

Chocolate rhapsody cake recipe (1949)

Chocolate rhapsody cake (1949)

Are there any chocolate lovers in your house? Surprise them with this chocolate rhapsody cake. Such rich, chocolaty flavor. So lovely and tender.
Vintage postcard Mt Hood from Portland Oregon

Picture postcards from Portland, Oregon (1930s-1940s)

When long-distance travel was a novelty, travelers were sure to send plenty of postcards to the folks back home, Here, see 15 different postcards views of Portland, Oregon, as it appeared in the the late '30s and early '40s.
1949 Funny Cake recipe

Funny Cake recipe: A Pennsylvania Dutch treat (1949)

Cake baked in a pie shell! Sauce that goes on at the top and ends up in a layer at the bottom of the cake! That’s Funny Cake - a Pennsylvania Dutch treat so unusual, so intriguing, everyone who tastes it wants the recipe.
Clear Peach icebox pie

Peach icebox pie (1949)

It’s a see-through dessert! This gelatin-based pie offers a clear filling, making it possible for you to see the embedded peaches and cherries when looking at the whole pie, and with every slice.

The ’48 Dodge: The smoothest car afloat

Be ready for compliments galore when your friends step into your new 1948 Dodge. Watch them admire the wide full-view windows - the smart instrument panel - luxury interior upholstery.

Toll House cake with vanilla and chocolate (1949)

This Toll House cake is really a different and glamorous cake, with all the lightness and delicacy you always look for - plus whole Morsels of Nestle’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate scattered through and through it.

Bogart & Bergman are superb in Casablanca (1943)

The superb acting and detail directing took us to the refugee city of Casablanca, and there we stayed, right by the warm sides of Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains. And we’re still there.
Classic cocktail vintage recipes for drinks from 1940s

How to make 30 classic cocktails & drinks (1946)

Love those classic cocktails? Get the recipes here for some of the finest from the 40s: Gin Rickey, Creme de Menthe Frappe, Hot Toddy, Side Car, Pink Lady, Stinger, Champagne Cocktail, Manhattan, Daiquiri & more!

Play time! Popular toys from 1948

Four pages of favorite toys for children This four-page photograph shows 126 Christmas toys, a good cross section of the $300 million worth which US kids -- like the two in the picture -- will find under their... Read more...

Revisit “A Christmas Story” (1983)

Based on Jean Shepherd's collection of short stories "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash," A Christmas Story has worked its way into American pop culture history over the past 30 years. From licking th... Read more...

Royal Cranberry Pie recipe (1948)

If you've never thought of putting luscious, ruby-red cranberries into a pie, hurry and find out how royally delicious this Ann Pillsbury creation really is! To make the crust tender and tasty, you'll na... Read more...

Pumpkin chiffon honeypie recipe (1948)

You'll ring a new taste bell with Sioux Bee honey! Guests will never groan, "I simply can't!" when the feast is climaxed with this delicate dainty! They'll hope for more... as they taste the super-goodness tha... Read more...

Kraft cheese souffle recipe (1948)

You'll amaze folks with your skill (needn’t tell ‘em how easy it was!) and delight everybody with this grand-tasting cheese souffle.

Choc-o-Lantern cake recipe (1948)

Youll be the star of the party when you serve this Choc-O-Lantern cake. Bewitching and so delicious! Choc-o-Lantern cake recipe Ingredients 2 cups cake flour 1-1/3 cups sugar 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powde... Read more...

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