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Retro bath towel styles of the 1950s

These vintage bath towel styles are so very fifties -- the colors, the patterns, the sculpting, and the advertising copy used to sell them. Or, as Cannon's team wrote, "Choose from a variety of designs! Rich so... Read more...

Lose weight with Zsa Zsa Gabor! (1953)

How you can lose weight - and eat what you want! "It happened to me," says Zsa Zsa Gabor No Drugs... No Diet... Results Guaranteed! Excess weight may ruin your health and your looks, too. Lovely movie... Read more...

Stupendous! Rock-Ola jukeboxes for 1966

The Rock-Ola Line Is a Very Good Line: Distribs CHICAGO -- A reporter usually gets two answers when asking distributors -- and even operators -- what they think of a new jukebox. One answer will be for publi... Read more...

Celebs sign it with Sheaffer pens (1976)

Hank Ketcham (Dennis The Menace) signs it with a Sheaffer When your pen looks like it was designed for a space flight, it's hard to come up with a tired, old idea. And how can you be dull when you're using the... Read more...

The quick and quiet Douglas DC-9 (1967)

The quick and quiet Douglas DC-9 is bringing the jet age to just about everybody. The new Douglas DC-9 is opening an entirely new approach to air transportation for more and more cities and towns all over th... Read more...

Spam summer platter recipes (1950)

Hit for a hot night: Spam summer platter See how easy Stuffed celery: Mash cream cheese with sweet cream to give butter-like consistency; add grated onion, dash of Worcestshire; fill celery stalks and dust ... Read more...

The Dictaphone Time-Master (1955-1958)

Dictaphone: Here's the secret (1955) Here's the secret of the world's most timeaving, worksaving, money-saving dictating machine -- the Dictaphone Time-Master. This secret is the Dictabelt Record. It's crystal... Read more...

Polka dots make pattern news (1959)

There’s big news this spring for the home sewer who likes polka dots. Here, in variety, are dotted fabrics in a number of the newest pattern designs.

Ambulances from the 1950s

Dodge ambulance (1956)   For safety in emergencies: Rescue cars (1956)   Chrysler ambulance (1953) Limousine straight ambulance - Style 2100   Cadillac Ambulances (1958) The... Read more...

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