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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
Tag Archives: Pam Dewey
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
Pony Tales Back in the late 1990s, my husband and I took a trip “out West” from Michigan to visit our daughter who was living in Douglas, Wyoming, at the time. At one point we stopped at a restaurant/gift shop … Continue reading
Guess Who this Famous Face is… I’m pretty sure I would never have guessed if I hadn’t seen the article on the Web where I found this pic. This is “the” Howdy Doody. The original one, sidekick of Buffalo Bob … Continue reading
I’ve always been fascinated by the camouflage techniques “built in” to some animal species to protect them from predators. (And/or to help them sneak up on prey!) See if you can spot the critters in these photos. Humans were not … Continue reading
No, the picture above was not “photoshopped.” It is an un-retouched photo of Robert Pershing Wadlow, who was about age 20 at the time. I don’t remember ever hearing of Robert Wadlow before today, although I’m not sure how I … Continue reading
In early April 1912, 2,223 people boarded the largest, safest, most luxurious passenger steamship in the world for a trip from Europe to America. The British ocean liner Titanic, making its very first voyage, was advertised as a technological wonder. … Continue reading