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Libbey glass designs from the seventies

Party shrimp bowl costs about $7... Same for 8 Libbey Deep Sea glasses. (...and the glasses will be around long after your party's over.) Swing into your party season with bright, new Libbey glasses. There ... Read more...

7 popular new home styles of the 1920s

One of the first problems which confronts the prospective home builder is the selection of the style of architecture for his new home. New England Colonial, Dutch Colonial, Old and Modern English, American, Spa... Read more...

Mid-century modern carpet styles (1950s)

Siboney broadloom wall-to-wall carpet (1953) Siboney broadloom by Bigelow has more "extras" than a newsboy Just look at the richly-textured pattern! Notice how Siboney's special 3-level pile gives you the b... Read more...

Vintage vacuum cleaners from Hoover

Hoover Suction Sweeper (patented 1908)   Hoover for sanitary cleaning (1920) Immaculate rugs are safe playgrounds for the children. Clean thoroughly to protect childhood's precious health. Beat out ... Read more...

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...

Inside Rhoda’s place (1975)

"Hello, my name is Rhoda - this is where I live" Finding a great apartment in Manhattan isn't exactly easy, but Joe and I just couldn't live in his old bachelor apartment -- I mean there were too many of his o... Read more...

Artificial daylight made by Tesla (1899)

The promise made by Nikola Tesla to the world some two years ago that he would soon give it a means of lighting its homes, its offices and its streets at night time by “artificial daylight” has been fulfilled.

The up-to-date summer hostess (1906)

The summer hostess The summer hostess domiciled by the sea or in the country finds that even more people partake of her hospitality in summer than in winter. Her entertaining never ceases, formally or infor... Read more...

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