For decades after their introduction in 1963, Easy-Bake Ovens showed up on wish lists for Santa and for birthdays, and millions of them were sold.
How did the Girl Scouts get started? Here’s a look back a century to the vintage Girl Scouts beginning, along with a look at what they offered to girls across the US.
The rooms shown here aren’t just fun to look at, they also have room to play and plenty of shelf and storage space for games and books and sports and hobby paraphernalia.
From pretty in pink to bold in black, teen girls put a lot of time and money into finding just the perfect now-vintage ’80s prom dress. Here’s a look back!
‘Suzy Homemaker’ was the name of a vintage line of toy appliances that encouraged girls to play by cleaning and cooking… just like mom!
Hot on the heels of the flower child era, back in 1974, Mattel introduced a set of toys that were sort of the anti-Barbie: The Sunshine Family dolls.
Halloween greeting cards made especially for children became popular in the 1970s – and many of them were far more sweet than scary. Look back at these Vintage Halloween cards for kids from the ’70s and ’80s!
Pajamas that, by their appearance, whisk you back to the memorably warm, cozy little bed you slept in when you were 10 are all the more efficiently escapist and, therefore, all the more to be prized.
Barbie wasn’t just a doll – she had an empire! Look back at Vintage Barbie play sets, complete with friends and family, fabulous dollhouses, pools, pets… and lots and lots of fashionable clothing.
Look back at these vintage Tinkerbell manicure kits and other beauty treats marketed to little girls back in the ’70s. Lots of memories here!
Who was buying ’70s juniors clothes? In 1973, for back-to-school, teen girls spent a total of more than $3 billion in 60 days on the latest fashions. Here’s a look at what was available back then!
See what kids in the early ’80s were hoping to find under the Christmas tree by browsing the toys and games section of the 1981 Sears Wishbook catalog!
Anyone obsessed with Strawberry Shortcake probably dreamed of winning a bedroom makeover like this one from 1982. The prize package included more than 75 pieces of sugary sweet delight – toys, of course, but also wallpaper, roller skates and more.
Look back at ’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog! Plaids and dots, florals and stripes, denim and corduroy, gingham and seersucker, ice cream colors, country kitchen colors and more.
6 million teenagers love to sew – this is what they will make this fall Full of enthusiasm, teenagers all over the country will welcome
A little daughter! That’s happy news! Congratulations on your Baby Girl! A baby girl! Congratulations! Congratulations on your baby girl To welcome your new baby
Every little girl wants a dress for Christmas Sweet as a sugarplum: A tucked shirtwaist top, a wide, gathered velveteen skirt and a bias-striped sash
CHRISTMAS CLOTHES: FESTIVE LITTLE FROCKS AND SUITS FOR HOLIDAY PARTIES A Gale of Finery It is only a fair tribute to kind Kris Kringle — Low
Laughter is a serious thing. Hoot if you must, but strict attention should be paid to how you laugh and when. It is the barometer of your emotional state. Precisely put, laughter is a form of behavior.
There is, without question, more work to be done in New York than in any other place in America – which means it’s a good place to start a career. There are also more persons looking there for jobs than in any other place in the world.
Billie Burke writes on taste in dress by Miss Billie Burke Always dress as well as you can This does not mean to be in
Fashions for fun – with teen jive! America’s feminine teenagers, who have acquired a reputation as inventors of their own fashion fads — plus their own colorful
Introducing Sew Magic & Sew Perfect… real sewing without needle and thread. Now your little girl can sew-and-create just about anything she dreams up.
Wood carving a fashionable accomplishment for the young girl of today When, with refreshing prodigality, a young society woman of New York presented a half
Fisher-Price would like you to meet our girls. Elizabeth – Jenn – Mary – Baby Ann – Natalie – Audrey These appealing little lapsitters were
Playskool Candy Land Kids collection: A little girl’s first dolls Small, soft and machine washable, these dolls were designed especially for little girls 1-1/2 years and
By their fads, ye shall know them (1975) By Carol Kramer – The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) December 6, 1975 Can you find your look?
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