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How X-ray shoe fittings used to really be a thing years ago
How X-ray shoe fittings used to really be a thing years ago

Back in the 1920s, footwear manufacturers and merchants decided that X-ray shoe fittings could bring in lots of customers – people who would be thrilled to let a recent scientific advance help them find the perfect shoe. There was just a little problem…

Who invented television A look back at the history of TV
Who invented television? A look back at the history of TV

Who invented television? Unfortunately for anyone looking for a quick answer, the first TV sets weren’t made by one single person — there were several inventors who were incredibly important to its creation and evolution. Here’s a look!

Classic cookie recipes from the '30s
Classic cookie recipes from the ’30s

To lots of folks, the Christmas season starts when they begin to make classic cookie recipes, when people spend many hours making sweet, fruity, spicy and nutty cookies that are relished by young and old.

How Judy Garland’s career began (1942)

Here is a heartfelt — though dramatized and beautified (and sometimes somewhat inaccurate) — story of Judy Garland’s early life, originally published in 1942. Pocketful

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

Vintage Jos. Schlitz Lager beer illustration/ad (1800s) Schlitz Brewery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Horse-drawn delivery trucks carrying beer Light can’t spoil Schlitz in brown bottles (1900s) It