1940s

Golden Anniversary Packards (1949)

A wonderful new hush has come over motoring! Golden Anniversary Packard   The last word in automatic, no-shift control! Packard Ultramatic Drive See why it's superior to all other automatic dr... Read more...

Our first TV star: Felix the Cat

Our first TV star In case you forgot, it was Felix the Cat The image is blurry and flawed but identifiable: Felix the Cat, hero of a thousand comic strips and a hundred animated cartoons, America's first au... Read more...

A visit to the beauty salon in 1942

Here's a look inside Francois de Paris, a hairdresser/beauty parlor on Eighth Street in New York, New York. They show the patrons getting perms, dye jobs, manicures, under hair dryers, and the front desk staff ... Read more...

Willys turns the Jeep upside down (1946)

Willys turns the Jeep upside down As you know from seeing your car on the greasing lift, most cars and trucks look alike from below -- engine at front, transmission behind it, driving axle at the rear. Look u... Read more...

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