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Hershey's Syrup in a can---the only way it came. Poked two triangular holes in the top with a bottle opener.

My Aunt gave me a couple of these when I was a child. I've always loved them. Lador Lidded Vintage Musical Powder Box 1940s. $98.00, via Etsy.

When the only escape from the heat was running through the sprinklers or getting into the plastic backyard swimming pool --- 1962

The Helms Man! Yummy doughnuts, pies, and tea cakes!

My mom called it Chipped Beef on Toast. My dad called it, $% on a Shingle.

1955 Lana Lobell catalog, "Summer Symphony of Fashions," page 9 #1950s #fashion #vintage

What would Easter be without an Easter bonnet in the 1950s? Straw hat, fabric flowers, ribbon tie. Too cold to wear the spring dress, so always had cold knees and a coat on!

“LOVE” | Vietnam-Era Zippos Engraved With Soldier's Personalities

Dime donations for the March of Dimes.

Mom used a meat grinder to make hamburger and to grind ham for ham loaf...it screwed onto the side of the counter just like this....vintage kitchen utensil

Typewriter with the double ribbon.

Eleanor Campbell's Dick and Jane Illustrations

A typical telephone-exchange switchboard, ca. 1943. "War calls come first."

Peg bag

1960...In 1951, I ate at the very first McDonalds in San Bernardino,CA BEFORE it was a chain...and it was real beef and tasted so much better than they do now.

Flower Power.

Remember when birthday parties were very special occasions and children dressed up for the occasions?

car radios...

clothes pin bag

POW bracelets from the Viet Nam War. These were available in nickel or copper. I prayed for my POW every night.

Zippos From The Vietnam War

Old Las Vegas

1960...In 1951, I ate at the very first McDonalds in San Bernardino,CA BEFORE it was a chain...and it was real beef and tasted so much better than they do now.

Sandwiches wrapped in wax paper ~ in the days before sandwich bags! We did this!

Shoppers at the butcher counter of A grocery store. Garden City, 1942.