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Home designs & decor from the 1950s
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The essential fifties housewife: A guide
Remember apple head dolls - an early American craft with folk art roots that was popular again in the '60s and '70s? Find out how to make these shrunken apple dolls, and more about the art of dollmaking.
Anita Shops was a small but popular shop for women's clothes, starting in the '50s through the '70s. Here's a look at some of their vintage fashions!
Tiddlywinks (originally Tiddle-dy Winks) seems like a simple kids' game... but there's a lot more to it! Find out about it - including how to play - here.
Old-fashioned orange pomander balls made with cloves first became popular around the 17th century, and have been in use ever since. Here's how to make your own fragrant decoration!
When these vintage Zenith 'Space Command' TV remote controls first came out, they were revolutionary tech - and everyone wanted one.
Take a look back at these classic '59 station wagons, made especially for fifties families! Here, see vintage models from Ford, Rambler, Studebaker and Plymouth.
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!
Take a fun look back at the stereotypical ’50s housewife, as she vacuums in heels, washes dishes wearing pearls, and makes everything practically perfect.
What is a 'Busy-day' lemon cheesecake? Get two easy vintage cheesecake pie recipes that require no cooking, no special pans, and no expensive ingredients.
At Tastee-Freez drive-in stands in the '50s, you could find malts, shakes, sundaes, sodas, floats, sandwiches, root beer, orange drinks, sherbet and ice cream.
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