Which ones do you remember?
Or better yet...which ones do you still have?
As you go through the pictures, be sure to take a close look at some of the prices. Notice the names of characters that are still popular today but think about the mode in which they are projected now vs. in the past. Are there any that trigger a special time in your life?
Be sure to watch for links to other interesting sites & videos.
Hope you enjoy your walk down memory lane!
|Baby Doll Pajamas|
|Manual Window Crank|
|Clothesline & Pins|
|Car Vented Windows - Why DID they get rid of these?|
|Carousel Slide Projector|
|1960s Child Car Seat|
|Soda Fountain Nostalgia|
As this video shows, the original telephone operators
were not women but they were soon replaced by women.
In effect, the new technology created an occupation for women.
|Metal Scoop and Bucket (Before days of plastic!)|
|Plain ol' Red Fire Hydrant|
|Uncle Sam Wants YOU!|
|"I Remember Mama" TV Series|
Mama was a weekly Maxwell House-sponsored
CBS television comedy-drama series
which ran from July 1, 1949 until March 17, 1957.
|Dick Tracy Two-Way Wrist Radio|
|Shoes with Heel Taps|
Time for Coffee - Singing Coffee Pot
|Nancy and Sluggo|
|Premium Gasoline = 25 cents/gal|
|Saving Stamps = 10 cents|
Hey KIDS! What time is it?
|Little Lulu & Tubby Comics|
|Wonder Woman Comics|
|Batman & Robin Comics = The Dynamic Duo|
|Super Ball Compressed Energy|
|You'll wonder where the yellow went when you brush your teeth with pepsodent!|
|The place for cool names!|
|Coco Chanel = Chanel No. 5|
Vintage Animated Bucky Beaver Ipana Toothpaste Commercial -
|Lace Curtain Dryer Stretcher|
|Old Gold Cigarettes|
|Oversize Sunglasses ala Jackie|
The beginning of horror classics included...
|The Wolf Man|
Then came the television westerns and real heroes which led kids away from the comic books...
|Long Ranger, Tonto & Silver|
|Hopalong Cassidy & Topper|
|Roy Rogers & Dale Evans|
|Gene Autry & Champion|
Last, but by no means least, were the comedians. . .
|Bud Abbot & Lou Costello|
|Red Skelton = |
A classic blooper (or should I say "plopper") by Red Skelton
with Jack Albertson and a cow that wants to ad-lib.
|Dean Martin, Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis|