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    Old fashioned Dinner

    Remember Sunday dinners? Either the relatives came to your house or you went to theirs!

    Playing records in the kitchen while preparing christmas dinner.

    Family meals with prayer. Never ate before everyone at the table said a prayer. Mom & Dad both prayed in German!

    Sitting on the floor, in front of the tv, eating dinner on my tv tray. Had this exact one.

    "And she keeps it gleaming"

    Mrs. Beasley & Buffy from Family Affair

    Heels & dress to go to the store. I was dressed like this little girl...dress & little white socks...but I wore tennis or saddle shoes. 1950's.

    “Station Wagon Picnic,” art by Mauro Scali, detail from American Weekly Magazine cover - June 24, 1956

    September 1938. "Farm wife washing clothes. Lake Dick Project, Arkansas." 35mm negative by Russell Lee, Farm Security Administration.

    Magnificent memories of a much simpler time! :)

    Family

    Combination television, radio & cocktail set. Chicago, 1951.

    Wringer washing machines...women had to be careful not to get their fingers or hair caught in the wringer.

    1956 Swanson TV Dinner original vintage advertisement. Fried chicken dinner includes one drumstick or thigh, portion of breast and wing with mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables. No work before, no dishes after!

    vintage card game: old maid

    The American Dream

    Thing

    window tray at a drive-in

    Family Style: 1943 March 1943. Rochester, New York. "The Babcocks at the dinner table." Continuing the saga of war worker Howard Babcock and his family. Large-format negative by Ralph Amdursky for the Office of War Information.

    1950s mother feeds a baby seated in a high chair while the father dries his hands and smiles at their son and daughter, who are eating at a small table in a kitchen.