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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.
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Celebrating Black History Month - Nancy Green a.k.a. Aunt Jemima - Center for African American Studies
Nancy Green AKA the original Aunt Jemima. Miss Green was born a slave in Montgomery County, Kentucky and became the face and voice of Aunt Jemima in 1890.
Nancy Green a.k.a. the original "Aunt Jemima" Miss Green was born a slave in Montgomery County, Kentucky and became the "face" and "voice" of "Aunt Jemima" in 1890. - Center for African American Studies
Nancy Green was born in Missouri as a slave. When she was 56, she was approached my business owners to make her into their product logo. She became the iconic women on every "Aunt Jemima" pancake box. Although she was born a slave, she died wealthy and well liked around the country.
Nancy Green, a former slave, became the model for Aunt Jemima Pancakes and signed a lifetime contract with the brand.
I had the most wonderful Aunt Jemima plastic doll. And we used to go to the Aunt Jemima Pancake House! 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.
Nancy Green aka Aunt Jemima. :D
Happy Black History Month | Little Known Fact #19
you've got cooties
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1960 toys | Vintage Cootie Game 1960s - I forgot all about this game!
Cootie Game, 1960's - I had this game as a kid.
i loved playing cooties game when I was a kid
fun game I played when I was a kid :)
One of our favorite games--Cootie!
Vintage Cooties game, circa 1960
Vintage Cooties Game 1960's
I remember ...Cootie's
I loved Cootie Bug!
we all had these!
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Gold leaf frosted glasses - a relative had these. I used to love them. Always loved fall.
My mom had a set of dessert glasses with the same gold leaf design.
my mom had these glasses, in the china cabinet, only for company.
Mom kept these glasses in her china cabinet.
Gold leaf glasses I still have my moms
vintage. drinking glasses.
Gold Leaf Frosted Glasses
my grandmas glasses
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My friends and I would go to Mr. Bulky's candy store to get all our birthday gifts, so we'd end up with trolls or this giant jawbreaker. After awhile, this candy would destroy your tongue.
Jawbreakers - thinking of my two boys, about elementary school age, when it would take them days to polish off one of these!
Jawbreaker - I used to get the giant ones all the time and would always try to get it small enough to put in my mouth. Instead, it would end up on my dresser, barely started, covered in lint and dust balls, damn you giant Jawbreaker! Shakes fist angrily at the sky!
Huge Jawbreakers.... I had one of these for ages! I can still remember the chalky sweet taste! Lol!
Huge Jawbreakers! I used to get these at Chuck E. Cheese when I turned in my tickets! hahaha
Huge Jawbreakers. Took me three days to get through one, my tongue hurt like hell!
Jawbreakers for learning the times tables
Dyeing Easter eggs...
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Dying Easter eggs..vintage Jackie Kennedy style..in Florida! I remember the same set up at our house when I was a kid.
Jack and Jackie Kennedy Home Movies & Pictures of their Presidential Easters « Carl Anthony Online
Dying Easter eggs. Remember doing this as a child and with my own kids. Ahhhh sweet memories.
Coloring Easter eggs. To this day when I smell vinegar, I think of Easter.
Coloring Easter eggs in the Paul residence kitchen (Palm Beach) 1963.
Dying Easter eggs..vintage Jackie Kennedy style..in Florida!
April 1963: Jackie colors Easter eggs with her children.
Jackie Kennedy~ coloring eggs with her children
Coloring Easter Eggs in the 1960’s
Rotary Phone, Rotary Dial, Dial Phones, Telephone Instructions, Dial Telephones
Vintage instructions on using that rotary dial telephone made necessary by phone numbers such as Circle 6-1234!
rotary dial phone ...... I still remember our phone number from when I was in the 1st grade! My mother drilled it into my head!! haha!! NE88612
when phone numbers started with 2 letters and one had to turn the number to the right with one's finger (rotary phone)
Rotary dial phones. Our phone number was EMpire 3-7619. The first 2 two letters were changed into numbers, so you would dial 363-7619.
How to use a dial telephone (1951) WE NEED TO SAVE THIS FOR THE KIDS WHO HAVE NEVER SEEN OR USED A DIAL PHONE
Vintage ad - How to use a dial telephone.
dial telephone instructions (!!!)
rotary telephone instructions
One potato, two potato, Three potato, four; Five potato, six potato, Seven potato, more!
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One potato, two potato, Three potato, four; Five potato, six potato, Seven potato, more! Fun childhood memories!
one potato, two potato, three potato, four! five potato, six potato, seven ' tato more! Many-a-thing was decided on the result of "the dip"
One potato, two potato, Three potato, four; Five potato, six potato, Seven potato, more! PLAYED THIS SO MUCH WITH MY DAD AND THEN HE TAUGHT MY GIRLS!
Have to make a difficult decision? One potato, two potato, three potato, four; Five potato, six potato, seven potato, more!
One potato, two potato, three potato, four! Five potato, six potato, seven potato, more! And O-U-T spells OUT, and with a dirty dirty dishcloth halfway up your big fat SNOUT!
"One potato, two potato, Three potato, four; Five potato, six potato, Seven potato, more!". And you had to hit your chin too. lol
One potato, two potato, Three potato, four; Five potato, six potato, Seven potato, more! Oh my gosh, I had completely forgotten this!
One potato, two potato, three potato, four.....
Choosing whos it by counting potatoes
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Teenage Boy Cutting Grass With Push Lawn Mower Photographic Print by H. Armstrong Roberts at AllPosters.com
push mower....I actually liked using this thing...I loved the way the fresh cut grass smelled and the way the lawn looked after it was mowed...and the feeling of acomplishment at a hard job well done. Something missing with alot of "modern" kids.
Push Lawn Mower...my husband keeps saying "you will hate it, it's hard work"...but it looks so fun!
The old push lawn mower. Mowing the lawn isn't fun at an time, but this must of been hell.
My G-pa had one of these. I love the sound it made... childhood memories
push mower - this is the way I cut grass and it was a large yard. MJ
I remember my daddy doin this and my brother trying. . Lol
Teenage Boy Cutting Grass With Push Lawn Mower
OMG!!!! Remember this rhyme.??????
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Childhood rhyme. 1,2 buckle my shoe
A childhood memory
1950's Salt & Pepper Shakers ~ We had these growing up!
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Vintage1950's All Aluminum,, Salt & Pepper Shakers / Use to akes these along on fishing trips.
1950's Salt & Pepper Shakers ~ We had these growing up! They were "the cook's" shakers! :)
Vintage Salt & Pepper Shakers ~ We had these growing up! I think my mom still has them?
1950's Salt & Pepper Shakers ~ I have my moms salt never found the pepper
1950's Salt Pepper Shakers ~ We had these growing up! I still use them!
Mom's salt shaker is still on the stove!
1950's - 1960s Salt & Pepper Shakers
1950's Tin Salt & Pepper Shakers ~
tins of spices before plastic took over
Blast, 70S, 60S, Mccormick Spice
tins of spices before plastic took over ... my Brother and I found some of these in my Mom's cupboard with an 11 cent price tag on it!!
tins of spices before plastic took over. I remember when my sisters, cousin and I woke up early and tried to make our own cinnamon sugar toast and accidentally used the cayenne pepper instead of cinnamon because it looked like it from the dust on the dispenser lol
tins of spices before plastic took over http://www.etsy.com/listing/43082515/vintage-mccormick-spice-tins
tins of spices before plastic took over. Mom still has some of these in he spice cabinet.
tins of spices before plastic took over.......reminds me of my mom!
These remind me of grandma's kitchen ♥
Vintage McCormick Spice Tins
stockings in a box
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Nylon stockings in a box - I forgot this! Not pantyhose - these were thigh high and you needed garters and girdles (or a garter belt, but I hated how they felt).
stockings in a box...I had forgotten about this. I remember the early 60's before panty hose...the feeling of those silky stockings. They felt wonderful...but I hated those garter belts!
Before panty hose when stockings came in two pieces and in a box. Also one needed a garter belt to complete the ordeal.
Nylon stockings in a box. Not pantyhose - these were thigh high and you needed garters and girdles (or a garter belt, but I hated how they felt). If they had a seam you had to make sure it was straight. - rear of leg -difficult to twist around in a full-length mirror to see.
stockings in a box...I had forgotten about this. In the 50s we wore them...careful to get the seam straight in the back! And I hated those garter belts!
Nylon stockings in a box - Not pantyhose needed garters and girdles or a garter belt.
Vintage 1940s 50s NOS Seamed Nylon Stockings 9.5 by DustBowlDame
stockings in a box - remember?
De nylons van oma.
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address/phone book. Mom and Dad had a black one that sat near the kitchen phone. Usually, we just remembered people's phone numbers and never used the thing.
address book - mom bought me one and I put in made up phone numbers of my teen idols... Donny Osmond, Bobby Sherman, Michael Jackson...
Address book. Mom mom and pop pop had this and I played with it all the time
Vintage address book. I remember playing with my Grandpa Kubler's.
Telephone/Address book....... haven't seen one of these in years.
Address book., Mom had the green and Grammy had the brown.
address book - Mom still uses hers!
Vintage address book pad
Sen-sen breath "fresheners" - smelled like stale, rotten licorice.
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Sen-sen breath "fresheners" - smelled like stale, rotten licorice. A staple in my grandmother's purse.
Sen-sen breath "fixers". They were tiny squares with a sharp licorice flavor. They came in a cool metal container with a sliding lid. They were popular when I was in junior high. cpc
Sen-sen breath "fresheners" - smelled like stale, rotten licorice. Teeny tiny, little black squares of strong licorice. My older brothers used to carry these around all the time.... kp.
Sen-sen breath "fresheners" - smelled like stale, rotten licorice. (Original pinner got that right !)
Sen-sen breath "fresheners" - smelled like stale, rotten licorice. OUR FATHER WOULD GIVE THEM TO ME AND MY TWO SISTERS IN CHURCH ON SUNDAYS
Sen-sen breath "fresheners" - smelled like stale, rotten licorice. My dad always had these in his suit coat
Sen-sen breath "fresheners" - I could never understand why people liked these...They tasted like soap to me.
Sen-sen breath "fresheners" - smelled like stale, rotten licorice. Grandad loved these!
Sen-sen breath "fresheners" - strong anise flavor. 10 cents a tin.
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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Chuckles candy - my Dad used to surprise us with these.
Found in Mom's Basement: Vintage Candy Advertising
Chuckles....my dad used to bring these home for us!!
Chuckles. The black licorice one is my favorite.
Always gave the black licorice one to my dad...
Chuckles // Vintage Ad- love these!
one of my dads favorites
sprinkler bottle to dampen clothes before ironing
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ironing sprinkler bottle. An empty large pop bottle and the pop-in sprinkler topper. My mom sprinkled all of my dad's freshly laundered shirts, rolled them up, put them in a bag, and kept them in the fridge until she could iron them all. Usually the next day. No such thing as permanent press in those days.
soda bottle sprinkler. My job was ironing the pillow cases. We have it so much easier than our mothers!
Water bottle sprinkler to wet clothes, then roll up and put in a pillow case until you were ready to iron.
Ironing Sprinklers. These little gadgets fit into a soda bottle filled with water. Instant sprinkler bottle for dampening clothes as you iron...Pre Steam Irons.
ironing sprinkler bottle. mama kept it by the ironing board and sprinkled those stubborn wrinkles in the clothes before ironing. Now my adult children ask me " What's 'Ironing'"?
Ironing sprinkler bottle. We sprinkled the clothes to be ironed, then rolled them up and put them in a pillowcase until they were ironed.
ironing sprinkler: a plastic nozzle you stuck into a soda bottle. (we said soda; some folks said "pop")
We had a similar bottle with water sprinkler, wet the clothes than rolled them until ready to iron
Pop Bottle Clothes Sprinklers
Vintage 1960S Clothes Ironing Soda Bottle w/ Top Water Sprinkler: B558: Removed
....Little Lulu -
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A daily comic strip, entitled Little Lulu, was syndicated from June 5, 1950 through May 1969. Artists included Woody Kimbrell (19501964), Roger Armstrong (19641966), and Ed Nofziger (19661969). Little Lulu appeared in ten issues of Dell Comics Four Color comic book series (#74, 97, 110, 115, 120, 131, 139, 146, 158, 165), before graduating to her own title: Marges Little Lulu in 1948.
Little Lulu and Tubby comics This was my very, very favorite comic book!!!
Little Lulu, one of my childhood favorite comic books.
Childhood Memories •~• Little Lulu and Tubby comics
Loved comic books and Little Lulu was a favorite.
I LOVED Little Lulu cartoons and comic books
i loved comic books.....Little Lulu -
.Little Lulu comic books. Loved her
Loved Little Lulu in the 50's.
this magical toy brings back so many childhood memories of awe and wonder in what BEAUTY means to a 3 yr old child. Blessed images like the stain-glass windows in the small church my family attended. And I loved the way the BIG word sounded when I said it "KuH - Li iii DEEEE oooooo kOppppp" ---- with a great big puff of air at the end.
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cardboard kaleidoscope.Love these.Think it's because you can see the magic in simple things.
Kaleidoscope- I love kaleidoscopes and have a small collection of them.
cardboard kaleidoscope---loved the changing colors.....
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A magical toy from my childhood memories.
Cardboard kaleidoscope - loved these!
1960's Cardboard Kaleidoscope
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drinking bird - my grandparents had one of these in their kitchen window & I loved to watch it
Drinking Bird - Remember Seeing These Alot When I Was A Kid :)
We had one of these Drinking Birds on our kitchen windowsill.
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Tiddlewinks--my sister and I spent hours playing with these!
tiddlywinks - not just for kids!
Tiddlewinks #vintage #game
1970, Childhood Memories, Penny Candy, Ole Days, Bb Bat, Memory Lane
BB Bats. Love these cause when my brother finished all 10 pieces of his penny candy .... I still had these... Naaa...naaa!
B-B-Bats - loved banana and light chocolate. In the penny candy section at our Variety store uptown!
I can still taste these! One of my favorite penny candies from Ted and Olga's!
BB Bats. I miss these. Loved them. Penny candy from the Jr. Market.
BB Bats Taffy Suckers - I remember these from way back in the 50's.
BB Bats. Loved these as a kid. Tired them a few years ago - eh.
Penny candy teeth wreckers. Banana was my flavor.
B-B-Bats ~ Childhood Memories
These were so 70's-80's !
This christmas candy reminds me of my childhood days!
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This Christmas candy reminds me of my childhood days! Also Christmas stockings with an apple, an orange, mixed nuts in their shell and hard candies.
This Christmas candy reminds me of my childhood days! I still get this for my daughters best friend
This christmas candy reminds me of my childhood days, Grandma always had this in her candy dish!
This christmas candy reminds me of my childhood days! My grandmother always kept this in a bowl
This christmas candy reminds me of my childhood days at my Grannies house every year!
Hard candy Christmas! This christmas candy reminds me of my childhood days!
Christmas, childhood years
Christmas candy mix
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)!