Mailed from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Mrs. George R. Fitzgerald of Chicago, Illinois on December 30, 1911: Milw. Wis 12/30/11 Dear Geo, I’ll aim to write letter tomorrow to 2021. Am doing well. Planted a bet here at the University O.K. & got the cash in pocket after big debate. Excitement time. Good that I actuallyContinue reading “Beer To the Right of Them, Beer To The Left”
Yearly Archives: 2016
Hunt’s Matchbook Recipes: Volume 1
I recently obtained more than 100 Hunt’s Tomato Sauce recipe matchbooks from 1957-1963. I thought it’d be fun to share the images and the recipes over a series of posts. I haven’t had the audacity to try any of these recipes, but if/when I do I will post the results WESTERN CHUCK SUPREME (1963) 3Continue reading “Hunt’s Matchbook Recipes: Volume 1”
Eddy West “Quick With Colts”
This is a QSL/business card for a man named Eddy West, a fancy gun handling, trick shooter. His nickname was apparently “Quick With Colts.” I cannot find much about him or his announcer Whittie Smith but not from lack of trying. He must have not been a major star in the Rochester area. If youContinue reading “Eddy West “Quick With Colts””
To Far Ahead of Time
Mailed from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Miss Alvina Tisch of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin on December 28, 1907: I received your letter but can’;t promise for sure I might be down there that is to far ahead of time. AB
Jones’ Kentucky Home Restaurant – Bardstown, Kentucky
The following article, written and photographed by Lee Heiman, appeared in the Courier-Journal on October 16, 1960: Keeping Up with the Joneses, a difficult matter anywhere or anytime, is particularly nerve-wracking at a certain restaurant on U.S. 62 at the west edge of Bardstown. This isn’t because of high prices but because of the largeContinue reading “Jones’ Kentucky Home Restaurant – Bardstown, Kentucky”
Dance Through a Week To Beauty
Dance Through a Week to Beauty is a pamphlet espousing the health benefits of dancing. I don’t who published the booklet or when it was published.
Found Photo Friday
This week’s Found Photo Friday is all about Christmas, again. One more batch of Christmas photos for the Holiday season. I don’t know much else about these photos, but I would kill to some of the toys in these pictures.
1968 Schwinn Bicycles Catalog
“Schwinn Bicycles….for the young in heart.” This catalog features every available Schwinn product in the 1968 line.
1960 Robertson’s Department Store Christmas Catalog
This is a 1960 Robertson’s Department Store of South Bend, Indiana catalog. I wrote about Robertson’s last week and thought it might be fun to show a catalog from the store.