What were mutts and pedigreed pups eating in the ’40s-’80s? Here’s a look back at vintage dog food print ads & TV commercials you might remember.
Through the 40s, 50s & 60s, you’d see a new set of vintage calendar girls & pin-ups in garages, diners and dens each year. Take a look back!
See original vintage headlines, news stories, photos and more from the Japanese attack on Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor, marking the American entry into WWII.
Find out all about the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz, in this collection of vintage articles – including interviews with the cast, peeks behind the scenes, costume info, photos, videos and more!
What were jitterbugs jiving to in the late ’30s & early ’40s? For one, the Lindy Hop dance, with hundreds of individual steps, breaks and mutations inspired by American music.
1940′ “Gone With the Wind” – when adjusted for inflation – remains the highest-grossing movie of all time. Here’s a look back at this beloved classic film!
Pumpkin pie doesn’t have to be light in color and light on flavor! Try these recipes for dark and delicious old-fashioned pumpkin pie with molasses & brown sugar – and see some other tasty variations, too!
See some interviews offering insight into the life and mind of actress Vivien Leigh, best known for her starring role in the hugely successful movie, Gone With the Wind.
Try these delicious vintage holiday recipes for a Devil’s Food, Cherry-go-round, Holiday star, candlelight, gingerbread, White Christmas cake and other festive classic treats!
A bewitching black Midnight Cake is just the thing for Halloween. Try this vintage recipe for a strikingly dark and chocolaty dessert here!
The judgments are harsh, and nobody is worried about subtlety in these mean and bad ads that ran in popular magazines many decades ago.
Mickey Rooney in the movie, Young Tom Edison (from 1940) METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER has just completed the first of two most important pictures. Together they encompass the
Come on in and take a look back at old Las Vegas from the 40s through the end of the 20th century, along with a surprising history of the Nevada desert locale.
After World War II, when the railroad companies had to transport troops around the country, they upgraded the service. Here’s a look back at some of what the railroads were offering to entice passengers back in the late 1940s.
In the early 1940s, Whitman’s Chocolates heavily promoted their product as the ideal Mother’s Day gift — and they laid the guilt on thick. “There is no hurt like forgetting.”
The double chocolate richness of Wellesley fudge cake is a favorite from way back — practically irresistible when you make it, as your grandmother doubtless did, with Baker’s Chocolate.
Marriage rates rose each year between 1945 and 1949 – more than ever before during a 5-year period – as almost 3,000,000 women swapped the single life for married life.
Once electrical power became widely-available in homes, vintage vacuum cleaners debuted, including ones from the famous Hoover brand.
Cottage pudding goes to town with Baker’s Chocolate! (1939) “How can anything economical taste so divine?” marveled my ritzy Cousin Sophie. Chocolate Cottage Pudding recipe
Take a look back at these simple spring makeup tips from the 1940s, and find how to get that old-fashioned kind of beauty.
If men “hate the sight of you” read this (1930s) Good news for thousands of girls who have no sex appeal (1940s) Don’t be skinny!
With hearts and checkbooks the stars responded to the call of humanity — but an insidious plot lay hidden behind the campaign! By Morton Thompson
The Chrysler Highlander… the talk of the smart set everywhere “I’ll be in Scotland afore ye!” June 3, 1940 For 1941… A new more
A fall eating winner — Cinnamon apple cream cake Now cake-baking has no terrors for the youngest bride with no cooking experience. Good cakes keep good husbands,
George Takei talks about the Star Trek Phenomenon and the power of the classic TV series (1976) By John Stanley – The San Francisco Examiner
Old-fashioned candy in the US traces its roots from luxury 1800s treats to timeless favorites. Explore how these sweets have captivated generations.
It would seem like Bruce Lee was born for stardom, and unfortunately, like many of the brightest burning stars, he was gone far too soon.
Six photographers were brought into Franklin D Roosevelt’s office on the afternoon that the Brazilian Trade Agreement was to be signed in 1935. Here’s what
Greetings from California visitor postcard Retro ’40s postcard: Greetings from San Francisco, California Main scene of Fisherman’s Wharf “When the Golden Gate is golden”, San
California’s versatile, economical wines are for all America, anytime… Let wine spark up your mealtime, every day.
The Victorian-era Cliff House This early version of San Francisco’s Cliff House was destroyed by fire in 1894 A later version of the first Cliff
Here’s that new ”morning freshness” idea you hear so much about these days… What they do is take a cup of new, improved Ovaltine each night at bedtime…
Here’s a look back at some vintage pictures of newborns, babies and toddlers from the 1940s & 1950s. Along with those, you will also see