1940s There was a time when a size 16 was fashionably slim.

I Was a Real Size 16!

We salute reader Norma Timberlake for sending us her vintage sewing patterns, which transported us ...

1950s Herbert Cropp is lucky for the series of events that helped him meet his wife Bonnie.

How I Met My Spouse: We Were Meant to Be

In the 1950s, I was 17 and ran the family farm after my dad died. ...

1930s The young starlets Babette and Diana at age six.

The Talented Twins You May Have Seen in 1930s Films

My twin sister, Diana Jones, survived the eruption of Vesuvius in Pompeii, just not in ...

1950s Here's Bill Domenico modeling the latest fashions from Jacobs Junior Shop.

My Short-Lived Modeling Career

One evening in 1951, I participated in a show for Jacobs Junior Shop at the ...

1940s Richard Esposito sweating it out for a publicity stunt promoting Nanook of the North.

The Crazy Stunt Pulled Off By a 1940s Movie Theater Usher

There were three movie theaters in my hometown of Rutland, Vermont. The elegant Paramount showed ...

1950s The audience went wild over music from great performers, like LaVern Baker and Eddie Fontaine.

Good Times and Music at Alan Freed’s Easter Jubilee Rock Out

I came across this photo, taken at the Brooklyn Paramount Theatre in April 1955. To ...

1930s Harold and his wife, Marian, hold their daughters, Nancy and Susan, born just 11 months apart.

The Reminisce Interview: “What Depression?”

The Reminisce Interview is a conversation between generations to share precious family history. Here, a ...

Uncategorized Tillie also had an easy gait–"sure-footed for dodging rocks and rabbits," as her owner Ben Rash put it.

Cherished Pets: Tillie, the Jumping Mule

[NOTE: No decade listed in the story, so I left as uncategorized] Ben Rash had ...

1940s Grandma Little's house sat perched on top of a hill in Glendale, CA.

Growing Up in Grandma’s Big House

California, 1947: When I was in kindergarten, I moved into my grandma Little’s home with ...

1940s 07-REM-Apr-May-met-my-spouse-accidental-meeting

How I Met My Spouse: Our Accidental Meeting at the Doctor’s

In 1945, when I was seven, I was running down a steep hill behind a ...

Vintage Ads: “We Do The Work, You Bake The Pie!”

As temperatures drop, nothing beats the warmth and aroma of a fresh, home‑baked pie. Featuring ...

Your Heartwarming Memories of True Christmas Kindness

MY PARENTS, at the height of the Depression, were forced to go on home relief, ...

Your True Christmas Miracle Moments

  The Mail Train Brought a Life-Changing Message MY MOTHER told me this story from ...

Vintage ads for the winter wardrobe

Wrap yourself in the warmth of yesteryear with these vintage ads for cozy clothing from the 1920s-1960s....

1930s Harold and his wife, Marian, hold their daughters, Nancy and Susan, born just 11 months apart.

The Reminisce Interview: “What Depression?”

The Reminisce Interview is a conversation between generations to share precious family history. Here, a ...

1960s Jeanne Stavast McKinley hugs her brother John at his homecoming from Vietnam.

Moving Accounts of POWs Held Captive in Vietnam

April 30, 2015, marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the official ...

1940s Grandma Little's house sat perched on top of a hill in Glendale, CA.

Growing Up in Grandma’s Big House

California, 1947: When I was in kindergarten, I moved into my grandma Little’s home with ...

1950s The audience went wild over music from great performers, like LaVern Baker and Eddie Fontaine.

Good Times and Music at Alan Freed’s Easter Jubilee Rock Out

I came across this photo, taken at the Brooklyn Paramount Theatre in April 1955. To ...

1940s There was a time when a size 16 was fashionably slim.

I Was a Real Size 16!

We salute reader Norma Timberlake for sending us her vintage sewing patterns, which transported us ...