Toys, games, television, movies, etc. from the 50's when I grew up
This cuckoo clock belonged to Grandpa Carter and hung in the living room near his recliner and smoke stand. It is still working order and is proudly displayed in my living room where its rhythmic ticking gives a cozy feel and the cuckoos keep us aware of the time.
Old Clocks, Cuckoo Clocks
Mom used to have the bird glaases displayed in our kitchen window.
Vintage Birds, Kitchen Windows, Bird Glass, Mama Kitchen
Our milk came in glass bottles with colorful foil lids...this is a vintage bottle from the Maplehurst Dairy, Indianapolis, Indiana. The cream was on the top and had to be shaken into the milk or could be removed for coffee or cooking purposes.
Indianapoli, Vintage Bottles, Vintag Bottl, Glass Bottl
The milkman carried the glass bottles of milk in a wire basket such as this...the products were then put into the insulated milk box sitting on the porch. Our dairy was Maplehurst Dairy out of Indianapolis.
Back Porches, Wire Baskets, Glass Bottl
When Dad, Mom, and I moved into our new house on Paddock Road, it had no electricity...we used kerosene lamps. There was also no glass in the windows and they were covered over with tar paper. 1948
New Houses, Oil Lamps, Kerosen Lamp, Glasses, Window, Antique Lamps, Around The House, Paddock Road, Roads
Book Review [FRUGAL 1]
Fels Neptha Soap...for use in the laundry...Mama used this brand, too!
Soaps, Insecticid Soap, Detergents, Laundri Deterg, Soap Recipes, Laundry Detergent, Stain Removers, Stains, Fel Naptha
Chinese Checkers...our set was like this one...a metal board with indentations for the marbles which were used as "men" for each player.