Vintage money & work

Boeing 747 jumbo jet in 1977
How Boeing 747 jumbos jet made history

First flying in the 1960s, the famous Boeing 747 airplane was not only bigger and more powerful than any other plane, but was a major technological marvel. See the jets inside and out, and how they looked during construction!

Here’s how people in the 50s stretched their food dollar
Here’s how people in the 50s stretched their food dollar

When it comes to saving money on food, it’s hard to always get the most out of your food dollar. Here’s a quiz from the fifties to see how budget-wise people were – and even though it’s old, most of it would still be helpful today!

1853 Occupational portrait of a woman working at a sewing machine
Who invented the sewing machine?

Who invented the sewing machine? That really depends on how much progress has to be made for something to be considered ‘invented.’ Find out more!

How much college cost in the 50s & 60s

For some frame of reference, and according to statistics released in 2022 for the 2020–2021 school year, at public 4-year institutions, average tuition and fees were

Harold Lloyd Safety Last hanging from the clock
Are they real or fake? Silent movie stunts (1920)

This skepticism toward the genuineness of motion-picture ‘stunts’ finds its origin partly in the early pictures, where daring deeds were performed by a so-called extra, who doubled for the star for a mere pittance of five dollars a day.

Vintage Schlitz beer and brewery history
Vintage Schlitz beer & brewery history

More than 170 years ago, Schiltz Beer put Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the beer brewing map. Vintage Jos. Schlitz Lager beer illustration/ad (1800s) Schlitz Brewery, Milwaukee,