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40s photo girl on the street skirt blouse

Amoebas Amoebas Everywhere!

photo girl on the street skirt blouse

Young ladies sporting trousers, Photo by Nina Leen.

Sailor and his Girl

Seattle, 1948 - A sailor kisses a woman as he boards a bus at the Seattle Bus Terminal.

The 1950s  -  Well, Gosh -Durn , being loved and reared in a Loving Two  Parent  MARRIED Home.  That's Just Not ? ........?

Also in chapter Coontz and Folbre continue with families in poverty by saying; "more than one-third of all impoverished young children in the United States today live with two parents". A surprising reality that the media does not talk about much.

Sign of the Times – 21 Hilarious Vintage Snapshots of People Posing Next to Funny Signs

vintageeveryday: “ Do not promenade in incorrect bathing suit, ca.

Rosie Wednesday: Adventures in Vintage-Style Sewing: Circle Skirt Inspiration

365 Vintage Days: The skirt and the day bed

Vintage Pattern 1949 McCall No1480 Men's by auntnonniesnest

Vintage Pattern 1949 McCall No.1480 Men's Western Shirt Size 15, Uncut

Vintage Pattern 1949 McCall Mens by auntnonniesnest

Women's Club,Westport, 1947.  The clothing!

The Way We Were: Life Magazine Photos Of Women In The 1940s

Women Club-Westport Date taken: 1947 Photographer: Nina Leen

Lucinda Lai via Home Economics

Lucinda Lai via Home Economics

What Is Nostalgia Good For? Quite a Bit, Research Shows "Nostalgia has been shown to counteract loneliness, boredom and anxiety. It makes people more generous to strangers and more tolerant of outsiders. Couples feel closer and look happier when they’re sharing nostalgic memories. On cold days, or in cold rooms, people use nostalgia to literally feel warmer. " (Interesting article in the NYTimes)

What Is Nostalgia Good For? Quite a Bit, Research Shows

Nostalgia, long considered a disorder, is now recognized to counteract loneliness, boredom and anxiety — making life seem more meaningful and death less frightening.

Gorgeous outfit. Makes me want to arrange my hair in a faux bang again too...

Vintage look London Street Style The Sartorialist

During World War II, the conservation of forests became a major effort for women on the home front. Realizing the need to protect forests for war production and for activities after the war, the Minnesota Foundation of Women’s Clubs held “Conservation Caravans” through parts of the Superior and Chippewa National Forests in June of 1940. Image: National Archives Identifier 2129402

During World War II, the conservation of forests became a major effort for women on the home front. Realizing the need to protect forests for war production and for activities after the war, the Minnesota Foundation of Women’s Clubs held “Conservation Caravans” through parts of the Superior and Chippewa National Forests in June of 1940. Image: National Archives Identifier 2129402

Shopping for greeting cards, 1960.

Mother's Little Cowboy Companion ~ 1960

I love that, back in the day, when people traveled, they dressed up.

Peter Stackpole, Girls carrying their luggage at the train station, Pasadena, California, 1939 found photo war era WWII vintage fashion street style suit skirt jacket shoes hair hat coat wool winter

David Lockhart, (b,1928)- No Time Like Present

large format prints ready for hanging :: Vintage Ads :: Mid-Century Modern :: David Lockhart, 1953

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