Video is of actress Loretta Young promoting “Woman at War” week starting November 22, 1942. The week that honored the dedication and hard work of American women who, due to the war, took on greater responsibilities. As she stated: “We found that the hand that rocks the cradle can build bombers, make ammunition, can turn […]
This advertisement for 7-Up soda depicts a baby drinking 7-up while a woman’s hand holds up the bottle for him to drink. Ladies Home Journal ran this advertisement in its January 9, 1955 issue. It explains why the company “have the youngest customers in the business:” This young man is 11 months old – and […]
On the Western Front, a group of captured Allied soldiers are photographed. They represented 8 nationalities: Anamite (Vietnamese), Tunisian, Senegalese, Sudanese, Russian, American, Portuguese, and English. This shows just how global a fight World War I was. At this time, some colonies were required to send men to fight on behalf of their sovereign country.
Standing from left: Florence Hughes Randolph, Ruth Roach, Mabel Strickland, Reine Hafley Shelton, Mildred Douglas, Bonnie McCarroll, Rose Smith, Maud Tarr; squatting from left: Bea Kirnan, Mayme Stroud, Fox Hastings, ca. 1925. The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum wrote a little snippet about some of the women in the photo: An outstanding trick rider […]
In late 1948, LIFE revisited a topic that the magazine had covered a number of times in previous years, and would delve into again and again over the next several decades: namely, teenagers. More specifically, the mystifying habits, lingo and fashion choices of teens around the U.S. The above photograph is of Oklahoma City teenagers […]
Employees of the John B. Stetson company finishing soft hats in the factory near 5th and Montgomery Avenues. The reverse of the card reads: “Finishing soft hats in the Finishing Department of the John B. Stetson Company, Philadelphia, is apparently a simple operation, but long experience is necessary to attain proficiency. Fine emery paper is used […]