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1950's kitchens and some bathrooms, too

Welcome to my gallery of 1950s kitchens, bathrooms and more — inspiration images from vintage advertising and marketing materials. These are just the beginning of help here on the blog to create a retro kitchen! INSTRUCTIONS: Click on the first image to launch the slide show, all images will show la...
  • Kat Trubey
    • 2 years ago

    I remember using the washing machine! Along with 2 rinse tubs to be sure there was no soap left in the clothes. Solar clothes dryer too ~ out on the clothesline! What fun ~ haha

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Doll E Crib Bed Amsco Metal, 1955. I have this exact bed, and received it for Christmas in the early 50's. I had one too, it was light blue with the same decals ♥

We loved ours! How well I remember ours :)

Top songs 1972; Wow- how many of these do you remember the words to? Back when AM radio was king and very diverse. I remember most of these.

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Great idea, Mrs. Filbert. Actually it is quite good, and it just makes adding the fat and eggs easy. This recipe has been used for years.

`Kids now days won't know how these work!

Montgomery Ward (1968).

I remember having dresses that were similar to this. Mom bought me 3 at the start of each school year!

Loved playing with this

Grandma had one in her bathroom... Oh gosh I burned off all my long curls when I was 3 due to one of these...AWFUL MEMORY!

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