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More blogs by Pam Dewey:
- Wish You Were There?
- American Victorian People of Color
- HipPo’Boy Sandwiches??!!
- Flour Sack Fashions: Great-Granny Cooks Up a Family Wardrobe
- The African Dodger
- A Thoroughly American Thanksgiving
- You’ll Find That You’re In the Rotogravure
- Stone Mountain and the KKK
- The Dark Side of Barbie
- Scandalous Furniture
- An American Hero
- Mickey Mouse Saves the Day!
- The Cure for “Thinking Too Much”!
- Land of the Free…
- A Different Hat for Dr. Seuss
- Pony Tales
- Woodstic Surgery
- Civil War Instagrams
- Texas Invites the World
- Flash Gordon Goes Grocery Shopping
- Hiding in Plane Sight: Camouflaging the Homeland in WW2
- Big Beyond Belief
- Titanic–Minus the Romance
- Where Did All the Cheerful Music Go?
- Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera
- Movies before the Multi-Plex
- The Big Brush-Off
- Taming the Wild West
Category Archives: 1930s
I remember hearing of “flour sack dresses” ever since my youth in the 1950s. But I recently discovered through rummaging the Internet that my concept of what the term meant was totally in error. I don’t even remember when I … Continue reading
In the depths of the Great Depression, with unemployment high and consumer spending low, a number of cities and states across the US decided that hosting a world’s fair was just what the local economy needed. In 1936 this included … Continue reading
Time magazine, that is. Below is a collection of covers from Time magazine from the year 1938. Some of the folks on the covers are “household names” to this day, some are at least familiar to many people from their … Continue reading
Mention “Futurama” to young people of the 21st century and they will immediately assume you are speaking of a wildly popular sci-fi cartoon series by Matt Groening, creator of the Simpsons, that began airing in 1999, was still seen in … Continue reading