Riverview Park Chicago 1960 S - Bing Images
The Bobs, Riverview (Chicago Pin of the Day, 5/3/2016).
Cooking with mother
Vintage + Goodness = Happiness - A Blog For All The Vintage Geeks I vividly remember sitting on a chair just like this.
Marshall Field main aisle, Christmas 1956
Sprinkling the clothes with water in the days before steam irons using a soda bottle and an aluminum/cork sprinkler.
Old school glove etiquette.
general electric hair dryer that moved with you! 1959
leading the Pledge
Notice how, in 1952, a new home was priced at 3 time the average person's income. Now could you imagine owning a home on 3 years of income? Not today you can't!
This is how we rolled in 1955
Traveling in a Suit: 1951 TWA Advertisement
George Reeves The Adventures of Superman star
Swanson TV Dinner 1956.
I remember the Good Humor man coming into our driveway so we could buy ice cream! Now that was service!
Wooden Dr Scholls Foot Measure and Shoe Size Indicator
You always got fitted for shoes back then--after first standing on the measuring gadget. The shoe salesman sat on one of these.
Mickey Mouse watch
Do you remember?
Dick and Jane
Back in the day- toys were training for work skills...everything was prepping for an adult job...think about it- doctor, cashier, vet, musician...not like superhero stuff...no wonder we're so cool:-)
Dubble Bubble gum, 1952.