Mementos & memorabilia

Tiny magical worlds A collection of vintage View-Master reels

Take a look! Vintage View-Master reels & viewers

Vintage View-Master reels were a trip into another dimension; 'Stereo color pictures are so real, you'll feel you are actually part of the scene! Over 400 entertaining, educational subjects to delight all the family.'

How the Weepuls were won (1986)

Why so much excitement? Because the teacher brings a basket brimming with weepuls -- doughnut-hole-sized bits of brightly colored fur with shaky eyes and sticky feet.
Whams Magic Window vintage toy c1973

Wham-O Magic Window toy memories (1973-1979)

Unbelievably enchanting and ever-changing, the Wham-O Magic Window toy creates countless designs, landscapes, seascapes, birds and butterflies as the crystals fly, slide and erupt into one pattern after another.

10 totally trendy ’80s Trapper Keeper notebooks & binders

A Trapper Keeper was a super-popular binder/portfolio that came in a wide range of colors and designs -- and almost every schoolkid in the '80s seemed to have one. Take a look back at these 10 Trappers and see which ones you remember!
Vintage Pet Rock novelty toy

The hottest novelty item of 1975: Pet Rock

You're not considered 'in' in some circles if you don't have a Pet Rock. And now, for only $4, the perfect pet can be yours - if you don't mind taking a rock for a walk.

Green Day’s 1995 benefit concert

A May 27, 1995 benefit concert in Oakland for four Bay Area homeless aid organizations marked the band's first home base concert since selling 7 million copies of Dookie.
Trend sticker collector's album

Sticker collector album & vintage ’80s stickers

Stickers are the latest craze for pre-high pre-high pre-high school kids, and they've taken both east and west coast by storm. The offspring of the lowly label, pressure-sensitive stickers have become the baseball cards of the 80s.

US Army shoulder insignia (1945)

Modern armies are built on each soldier's pride in his own unit. The insignia did so much for morale that the Army soon made shoulder insignia mandatory.