1959 Phillies Official Scorecard

This glorious scorecard is from the first game of a doubleheader between the San Francisco Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies on August 21, 1959 at Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia. Here is the box score. The game featured 6 future Hall of Famers -Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Orlando Cepeda, Robin Roberts, Richie Ashburn and Sparky…

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1954 Cordials Cocktail Napkins

Produced in 1954, these Cordial cocktail napkins feature 12 gay designs using faux feathers, little plastic pieces and cute artwork. My girlfriend (now wife) and I purchased these great pieces of mid-century ephemera back in 2003 and somehow I never got around to scanning them!

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1970 Souvenir Program of The Grand Ole Opry

This is a 1970 souvenir program featuring the full schedule of music and events happening at the Grand Ole Opry on April 3 & April 4, 1970. You’ll notice such legends as Ernest Tubb. Earl Scruggs, Roy Acuff, Bill Monroe, Marty Robbins and others.

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New Departure Ball Bearings

Back in the late 1950s and early 1960s General Electric released a series of ads hyping their line of “New Departure” In the ads, potential products of the near future were made possible by New Departure. The future was a utopia of easy to use products/services that made “modern” life a breeze.      …

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Chrysler Corportation Brings to 1958…New Meanings for the Car Buyer

They’re Here! On the next 6 pages CHRYSLER CORPORATION shows you why for ’58…more than ever THE FORWARD LOOK is the ADVANCE DESIGN!

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To Women Who Don’t Sleep Well

In the late 1950s, M.C. Schrank Co. ran a series of ads in New Yorker magazine. The ads were meant to help push their line of nighttime clothing by blaming insomnia on uncomfortable clothing. I have had a very hard time finding out if the ads were successful in helping push sales or if they…

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Knott’s Berry Farm & Ghost Town Chicken Dinner Restaurant Menu

This menu, from the famed Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, California was probably published in the late ’60s.

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1997 BMG Music Insert

This is a 1997 insert from a Rolling Stone magazine. You can get 12 CDs for the price of 1. Nothing more to buy, ever* You can get albums by Blues Traveler, No Doubt, Melissa Etheridge, Luscious Jackson, Rusted Root, Tracy Bonham, Cake and more. Finding this brought back so many memories for me. I…

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