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Philco radios like this one were made to be elegant pieces of furniture. I listened to The Shadow, Johnny Dollar and Amos and Andy on one of these when I was a youngster in the 1950s.


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Love her hair, dress, kitchen, even her charming vintage lunch. #vintage #woman #homemaker #housewife #letter #writing #lunch #kitchen #food #1940s


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The stand-up, baby bath/changing table of the 1950s. I used one like this in 1973 for my daughter.

1937 photo Babys bath Vintage Black White Photograph b1

January 1939. "Herrin, Illinois. Family on relief living in shanty at city dump." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration.

Coke House: 1939

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Christmas Day: 1912

I Am the Egg Girl: 1940 high-resolution photo

grocery 1940. My great-grandfather had one of these and ran it until he died. I was about 5-6 yes old, so it was around until the early 1970's. It was still a small country grocery store - even down to the antique cash register.

Small Business: 1940

Winter 1942. Washington, D.C. "Young niece of Jewel Mazique, worker at the Library of Congress, who lives with her aunt." First in a series by John Collier for the Office of War Information.

A Girl Can Dream: 1942