Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth. Green signed a lifetime contract with the pancake company and her image was used for packaging and billboards.

Happy Black History Month | Little Known Fact #19

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you've got cooties

Vintage Cootie Game 1960s

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we all had these!

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Reeves water colour paints...an elementary school staple

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Jawbreakers

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Dyeing Easter eggs...

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How to...

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One potato, two potato, Three potato, four; Five potato, six potato, Seven potato, more!

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push mower

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OMG!!!! Remember this rhyme.??????

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1950's Salt & Pepper Shakers ~ We had these growing up!

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tins of spices before plastic took over

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stockings in a box

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address book

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Sen-sen breath "fresheners" - smelled like stale, rotten licorice.

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Chuckles candy. Every Sunday my dad would stop to get the paper and Imhoff's and he would buy each of us kids a pkg of chuckles.

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sprinkler bottle to dampen clothes before ironing

Vintage 1960S Clothes Ironing Soda Bottle w/ Top Water Sprinkler: B558: Removed

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....Little Lulu -

The Last of Little Lulu, pt. 1: selections from issue 132, 1959

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Kalidescope....

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Drinking Bird

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Tiddlewinks

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BB Bats

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This christmas candy reminds me of my childhood days!

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Using our pillowcase to go trick-or-treating on Halloween. I always came home with it full of candy (as well as a few pennies, popcorn balls and an apple or two)!

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