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The Vietnam War, as seen on Newsweek magazine covers (1964-1973)
1960s

The Vietnam War, as seen on Newsweek covers (1964-1973)

Regular US combat units were deployed to Vietnam beginning in 1965, and while America’s direct military involvement ended on August 15, 1973, the last soldiers left Vietnam on March 29, 1975. Here, take a look back at how some of the military action was portrayed stateside by Newsweek magazine.

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American homestead summer by Currier and Ives 1868
1800s

Come to Kansas and homestead 160 acres of land for $10 (1863)

On the payment of ten dollars, and the office fees, any person, being the head of a family, or over the age of twenty-one years, may enter 160 acres, or a less quantity, of the unappropriated Public Land as his Homestead. The applicant must either be a citizen, or have declared his intention to become such.

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Pink raspberry-angel food All's-Well-That-Ends-Well Dessert
1970s

Pink raspberry-angel food dessert (1970)

Here’s a recipe for a pink raspberry-angel food dessert, otherwise known as the “All’s-Well-That-Ends-Well Dessert” from a magazine recipe menu that called ‘Midsummer night’s dream: A party plan for Juliets in search of Romeos.’

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Happy holiday hairstyles of the '60s (1968)
1960s

Happy holiday hairstyles of the ’60s (1968)

Christmas coifs are catching the season’s sparkle. Make your ’60s hairstyle repertoire merrier! For romance, try pin-on tendrils, love-locks, and Emily Bronte ringlets. For a change of color, cut or curve, wear a wig that’s charmed with stretch or curl.

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Super stylish '60s belts
1960s

Super stylish ’60s belts

In late 1968, you could prepare for the season of style before the summer of love, and choose from a profusion of glamorous ’60s belts to create a waist, high or low.

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Jimi Hendrix Experience band photo
1960s

Jimi Hendrix concert is an experience, all right (1968)

The Jimi Hendrix Experience was too much for the ushers who have managed to confine spectators to their seats during the summer series of rock concerts in the Hollywood Bowl. Hendrix heads one of the best trios in rock music, a trio dominated by his screaming guitar and dry husky voice.

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1970s

Pudding banana cake recipe

It’s easy to slip on a banana cake; it can turn out too dry. But when you make it with Jell-O Brand Banana Creme Pudding, it’ll be extra moist, extra rich in banana flavor, extra delicious.

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