A decade ago I purchased a box of slides from an online auction. The photos, from the 50s-80s were taken by a semi-professional photographer named C.H Ford from Seattle, Washington. There are hundreds of fantastic photos from Seattle, Canada and places continental. For this Found (Ford) Photo Friday, I though it would be fun to … Continue reading Glimpses of Seattle by C.H. Ford
These two undated, unmarked real photo postcards of the border between Arkansas and Missouri. After a little sleuthing, I determined that this is Highway 61, just east of Blytheville, Arkansas. If I knew enough about cars then I could probably put a date on these postcards. There is nothing left on the Missouri side. The … Continue reading Entering Missouri/Entering Arkansas
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 … Continue reading To Women Who Don’t Sleep Well
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.
This 1950s booklet is brought to you by Johnson's Wax. Inside you can learn how to fill the holidays with joy on a small budget.
Produced sometime in 1950s, these cards were produced by Whitman Publishing for a rummy game for kids.