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The Happy Homemaker: 1922
September 6, 1922. "Miss Elizabeth U. Hoffman." Who might be one teacup short of a place setting. ... in a Warehouse? Where is this, does anyone know? America's Test Kitchen in the olden days? On the table Looks like tea ... the heck is in the other jar behind the milk bottle ? Miss Elizabeth U. Hoffman ...wanted in three states for her Tainted Tuna ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/07/2012 - 1:34am -

The Happy Homemaker: 1922

Zines: 1940
... could be immediately recognized from just his brow? I miss newsstands Nice photo. In my part of the world there aren't many ... Screen Guide, Screen Romances, etc., etc. Looks like America's prurient fixation on celebrity isn't exactly a new phenomenon. (2) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/28/2012 - 5:29pm -

Zines: 1940

Goodyear Blimp: 1938
... they were navigating by following the highway. I miss hearing the Goodyear I miss hearing the Goodyear blimp. I say "hearing" ... Enterprise was named after the winning yacht of the 1930 America's Cup. Seeing this picture makes me wonder if this blimp may have been ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/28/2012 - 12:08pm -

Goodyear Blimp: 1938

On the Edge of the 60s
... correlation with the decade of the 1960s. In most of America, the Sixties (drugs, sex, rock-n-roll, decadence) began in late 1968 ... president! Your photos make my day, Daddy-o! Bye, Bye Miss American Pie! I’ve been wrestling with what I could ad to these ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 09/29/2011 - 6:37pm -

On the Edge of the 60s

High Society: 1921
February 5, 1921. "Miss Bertha May Graf, chosen the prettiest girl at suffrage headquarters in ... I attended. [Another photo here . - Dave] Miss Graf I'm not sure that she was judged beautiful by a Miss America type standard, but rather for an inner quality. That being said, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/09/2011 - 12:07pm -

High Society: 1921

The Boardwalk: 1905
... City claims to have one of the oldest Easter parades in America, dating back to 1876. It's fun seeing everyone in their finery. The ... a hat. Snif,Snif Alright,who cut the cheese? Miss N.J. Down in front -- somebody's spotted the camera! Pardon, pardon ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/14/2012 - 11:38am -

The Boardwalk: 1905

Golden Girl: 1926
"Miss Marjorie Joesting, August 2, 1926." Our third look at Marjorie, a Miss Washington, D.C., who was runner-up at the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City. National Photo Company Collection glass ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/12/2009 - 8:46am -

Golden Girl: 1926

The Bird Feeder: 1915
... doesn't lure you, perhaps these morsels do." Hello, Miss 1915 She could be loony, but she looks hot to me. Bird Girl Statue ... 1897, it is one of the two oldest subway stations in North America (Park Street is the other). The MBTA stores some of its old equipment ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/29/2012 - 6:08pm -

The Bird Feeder: 1915

Hires Root Beer: 1904
... Hires Root Beer, and a theatrical production called Miss Bob White. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size. ... consume more root beer per capita than any other city in America. There are quite a few "micro-brew" root beers made in the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/19/2012 - 1:00pm -

Hires Root Beer: 1904

Llano de San Juan: 1940
... not as white. It's still used on special occasions. I miss my Kodachrome Nothing like a roll of Kodachrome and a polarizing ... Oh the saturation! (The Gallery, Kodachromes, Rural America, Russell Lee) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 2:01pm -

Llano de San Juan: 1940

Chautauqua: 1890s
... for both audience and speaker. And don't miss the massive organ. There is a wonderful pipe organ custom-built to work ... name for the traveling tent shows that criss-crossed America during the summers. They featured musicians, jugglers, singers, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/13/2016 - 5:34pm -

Chautauqua: 1890s

King of the Road: 1963
... a trip like the one pictured here on the backroads of America. Where in Canada? Being as how I'm in Prince George, BC, and ... Coleman, 55 years old, works like a charm Don't miss the Tupperware! Another iconic item of the 50s and 60s is behind the ... 
 
Posted by delworthio - 12/23/2008 - 4:33pm -

King of the Road: 1963

Mrs. Ostermeyer: 1936
... full size. 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee. I miss my grandmother's hands. Mrs. Ostermeyer's hands remind me of ... I was related to her. Amazing. (The Gallery, Rural America, Russell Lee) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/09/2011 - 6:33pm -

Mrs. Ostermeyer: 1936

Genevieve Hendricks, Decorator
... building is 1747 K St N.W., established as a studio by Miss Hendricks in 1926 (the 1926 date based on the following article: according ... and antiques. But said she: "There is no question that America leads the world in interior design." Aunt Gen Say, does ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/27/2012 - 4:22pm -

Genevieve Hendricks, Decorator

Donations: 1917
... Someone needs to donate a new water cooler. What Miss Grant Said "Attend secretarial school, she said"..."Go to romantic South America, she said"..."Young woman, you will go far, she said"..."the world will ... 
 
Posted by John.Debold - 04/13/2009 - 1:11pm -

Donations: 1917

Loosey & Rickety: 1939
... like it could be Faulkner's inspiration ... for Miss Emily's house in "A Rose for Emily" (1930) [APPLAUSE] "Loosey and ... the LITTLE RICKETY? (The Gallery, M.P. Wolcott, Rural America) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/02/2019 - 1:15pm -

Loosey & Rickety: 1939

Vacation Time: 1969
... must have seen plenty of I-80 as well on his "Asphalt of America" tour. *Who has a deadline on a trip to Iowa? It was only 250 ... year, Pop decided to drive on through the final night to miss the desert heat, with us kids sleeping in the back. I discovered I could ... 
 
Posted by Mvsman - 09/13/2011 - 10:36pm -

Vacation Time: 1969

Radio School: 1921
... at no extra charge. This is the first wireless school in America to introduce these important subjects, and many young men are taking ... learning Ohm's law, to judge by the blackboard. Miss Loomis A Google search for Mary Texanna Loomis will reveal lots of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 8:07pm -

Radio School: 1921

Old Man River: 1906
... Bridge, and the Casino Boats. On second thought I don't miss those at all, this is a better image. Vicksburg & Greenville ... that it would not be safe. There are to many bad people in America. [Smart move. So many kayakers these days getting waylaid by ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/02/2012 - 3:19pm -

Old Man River: 1906

Splash: 1906
... and boxy bland motel schlock. WHY, why, why does America have such a devotion to tearing down every building once it gets to be ... if that kid is smoking a Helmar Cigarette.) Pardon me, Miss. If you could go back into that photo and ask one question, what would ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/24/2011 - 1:25pm -

Splash: 1906

Rock On: 1926
August 2, 1926. "Miss Marjorie Joesting." Marjorie, the future Mrs. Arthur Lange, was both Miss Washington, D.C., and a Miss America runner-up at Atlantic City in 1926. National Photo Company Collection ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/27/2012 - 12:25pm -

Rock On: 1926

Cherry Smash: 1921
... All very sanitary! In these troubled times... What America needs right now is a place where you can buy buttermilk by the glass. ... was the creation of Rose O'Neill . Man, I miss People's Drug I wish that CVS hadn't bought them out. They were ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/08/2011 - 9:57am -

Cherry Smash: 1921

Fuel Administration: 1919
... This place looks like the inside of a barn! Corporate America could learn a thing or two about office design from this photo. ... nothing but wood pulp and glue. "Take a Letter, Miss..." The prettiest girl is sitting thisclose taking dictation from ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/26/2012 - 11:42am -

Fuel Administration: 1919

Sholl's Cafeteria: 1946
... some lemonade in a wavy glass. Thank you, Ma'am. I miss Sholl's. More than I miss being seven years old. Gloves Off ... smell the best of all are popular for Breakfast, in North America. I would have had a very hard time deciding what to have! However, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/23/2012 - 3:37pm -

Sholl's Cafeteria: 1946

Dis-covered: 1902
Circa 1902. "Miss K. Weston." Head and shoulders above the rest. 5x7 inch glass negative ... Her expression speaks volumes. To be a woman in America at the dawn of the 20th century? Pure magic. Possibly an actress A Miss Kate Weston lived in DC in 1900, and one later showed up in an array of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/18/2019 - 2:25pm -

Dis-covered: 1902

Texanna Loomis: 1921
December 31, 1921. "Miss Texanna Loomis." Mary Texanna Loomis, founder and proprietor of the ... of Etheric Science Among the folks in history count Miss Mary Texanna Loomis, the only extant woman "boss" of a radio college for ... Loomis Family You can learn about the Loomis family in America at our website www.loomis-family.org and we would like to hear from ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 8:06pm -

Texanna Loomis: 1921

On the Road: 1939
... of us it was just a big pain in the ass! After seeing Miss Lange's photographs of Depression era families and the terrible conditions ... Still in the heart of bone-crushing poverty in Central America, I saw acts of filial and agape love that can only be classified as ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/11/2018 - 1:13pm -

On the Road: 1939

Biometrics: 1918
... hunk of Irish-American naval flesh himself! And I love Miss Dahm's boots! And the coats and hats on the hatrack! Conniving Sailor ... work with a spirit that will win the war if every woman in America adopts it. The four girls who are doing this very important war ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 7:56pm -

Biometrics: 1918

The Steel Pier: 1904
... rebuilding, fires, rebuilding, diminishment, rebuilding, Miss America contest runways, cut-offs and add-ons. Seems like right now Donald ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/20/2012 - 11:08am -

The Steel Pier: 1904

Northward Ho: 1905
... In his album "Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America, Part 2" the founding fathers invent a new medium called Tele-wagon. ... be so proud From the federal agency that brought you Miss Canada astride her wheat-swagged bicycle... When it came to ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/20/2012 - 2:07pm -

Northward Ho: 1905
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