Money & work

The cost of having a baby in 1978

The cost of having a baby, 1978 A baby doesn't come cheap these days. The medical expenses alone can range from under $1,000 to well over $2,000. To give you an idea of typical costs and how they add ... Read more...

What a pickup! 1963 Ford Econoline Vans

Why buy an ordinary panel when you can get... More loadspace... more loading ease... Econoline offers 204 cu ft of loadspace -- up to 64% more than in old-style 1/2 ton panels. 1963 Ford Econoline Van &... Read more...

The new look in immigration (1965)

The new look in immigration Under rules just approved by Congress, officials forecast these changes in the flow of immigrants to the US: From southern and eastern Europe: Biggest rise in immigrants is expec... Read more...

The World Trade Center opens (1973)

If you stand on the roof of Tower One... on an impossibly clear fall day, you can see... forever, or at least 100 miles into every direction of forever. Contemplations of infinity seem perfectly normal in the milieu of the Trade Center.

Cars: California freeway traffic (1950s)

There's an old saying that goes "You can only count on two things in life: death and taxes." Obviously whoever said that never saw the traffic on the California freeways. California -- particularly Los Angel... Read more...

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