Care for a cup? The magic of tea rooms (1905)

Whether out for business or pleasure, a lady feels hungry after several hours. To find near at hand a clean, cozy places of refreshment -- tea rooms -- appeal to the soul of every woman.

Berry Gordy’s Motown Records still flying high (1971)

Berry Gordy, the man behind Motown Records, placed the first pressing of the new Diana Ross recording on the turntable in his dimly-lit office and settled back in his chair to let his musical instincts, which have been spectacularly correct over the years, work for him yet another time.

Early office cubicles & the new open plan office setup (1975)

Cubicles and open-plan offices were in response to changes in business: 'In the past decade, great strides have been made in the computer sciences, the technology of copying and in word processing. Thus, the office is no longer viewed and revered as a static fixture.'
Vintage Pet Rock novelty toy

The hottest novelty item of 1975: Pet Rock

You're not considered 'in' in some circles if you don't have a Pet Rock. And now, for only $4, the perfect pet can be yours - if you don't mind taking a rock for a walk.

The future of the computer age (1967)

A look back at the computer age: "Today's computer revolution is only getting started. In store are amazing new uses for 'electronic brains' that will reshape the industry and alter people's lives."
Knute Rockne plane crash April 1 1931 - New York Daily News

Knute Rockne’s TWA airplane crashes – 8 killed (1931)

The death of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne in the crash of TWA Flight 599 on March 31, 1931, resulted in more than just the death of the football legend and seven others -- it was a pivotal moment in early airline and aviation safety.

An argument for the chauffeur (1918)

One chauffeured automobile accomplishes as much as two or three which are driven without chauffeurs. The chauffeur instantly becomes an economy - not merely a justifiable expense.