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!
The story 'Roots' spans six generations and 100 years. Here's a day-by-day synopsis of Roots: The TV miniseries.
How does an author become an author? For S E Hinton, the choice was easy -- she wrote her first book, 'The Outsiders,' as a teenager, when she couldn't find anything that she wanted to read.
See more than 150 celebrity yearbook photos of actresses, actors, singers, musicians, politicians and others whose names you know... but the faces in these pictures from years ago -- when they were young, and often long before they were famous -- may surprise you!
When it comes to '80s prom dresses, the first thing you have to understand is the utter, absolute importance of Seventeen magazine. And even in the eighties, the costs added up: Dresses ranged from $80 to $200, and most girls said they were spending $130 to $150.
Nouns & the launch of Grammar Rock The parts of speech, which traditionally let others do the talking for them, will become the stars of a series... Click to read more...
In three-minute animated segments squeezed in among ABC's Saturday morning cartoon shows, Schoolhouse Rock appeared on TV from 1973 through 1985. Here's a Grammar Rock classic, Verb: That's What's Happenin'!
This widely-beloved cartoon music video for 'I'm Just A Bill' came out in 1975 as part of Schoolhouse Rock, a memorable series of animated shorts that ran with the Saturday morning cartoons.
Judging by audience response to PBS new children's show, Zoom may turn into the kind if household word television hasn't heard since the halcyon days of Uncle Milty.
The buildings are to be like the old adobe houses of the early Spanish days; they will be one-storied, have deep window seats and open fireplaces, and the roofs will be covered with dark red tiles. The material is to be a fine cream colored sandstone.
A new Royal Portable can raise her marks up to 38%. It happens every day! Many so-called “slow students” learn to type and then show up on the honor roll.
The mass of German youth is taught not to think but to obey. Special schools train a few in the use of ruthless violence, deliberate dishonesty, and quack racial dogma so that they shall constitute an 'elite' Fuehrer class - masters of the many in the Nazi plan of things to come.
Fisher-Price Toys don't need batteries (1971) The run the old-fashioned way. On child power. The strength of young imaginations. The endless energy o... Click to read more...
100 million erasable pens (82 percent of them disposables) were sold in 1982. The two top movers were from Eraser Mate and Scripto.
Although the story below was the topic of the 1994 made-for-TV movie "Death of a Cheerleader"/"A Friend to Die For" starring Tori Spelling and Kellie Martin -- this story has personal meaning, because I was a student at the same school. Along with the rest of the town, I watched this whole tale unfold sadly and slowly during the course of several months.
Here's one of the most unforgettable songs from Schoolhouse Rock -- Conjunction Junction. One of the first in the "Grammar Rock" series, it made its debut on televisions nationwide in 1973.
Their TV show, The Facts of Life, became a hit on NBC. But who are these girls in real life? Read on, for you'll meet each one in these exclusive Dynamite interviews.
Good, home-prepared meals in a Thermos school lunch kit Your child's most important school supply Only when you prepare the lunch yourself are y... Click to read more...
Pioneer Stationery House - Wholesale and Retail These new quarters are now open to the public. It is the only exclusive stationery house in North Cen... Click to read more...
What better use to make of those big, clumsy cartons that enclose your new refrigerator or range? Make a fun toyland for the kids!
It is not astonishing that the profession of teaching does not in America attract talent, when it is known that the "market value" of a teacher of the first class is hardly $3000 per annum.
There is never a boy child who does not love to play soldier. The young soldier will be happier if he has a soldier cap. Either of the paper ones represented here in reduced size will answer the purpose.
This full-size (14" x 17") certificate dates back to just before the Great Depression, when, apparently, the city of San Francisco was in good enough ... Click to read more...