1940s lastgift

A Soldier’s Final Christmas Present

As I remember, it was September 1942, and the nation had been at war for ...

1930s delivery

Your Heartwarming Memories of True Christmas Kindness

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

1900s-1920s 09-sportswear-hockey-fsl

What Women Used to Wear to Play Sports

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1940s bob and bernadette porter

“I’m Praying I’ll Be Home for Christmas”

At Christmastime 1945, the excitement of the season was doubled because the boys were coming ...

1900s-1920s mailroom

Your True Christmas Miracle Moments

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

1940s rdrPutnalHR

My Letters and Cigarettes Led to Love

IN NOVEMBER 1943, my boss at Grumman Aircraft in Port Washington, New York, suggested we ...

1940s radio show rescue october REM

Eddie Fisher Read My Prize-Winning Story on the Radio

For a Philadelphia kid growing up in the 1940s, there was no radio show more ...

1940s one of a kind october REM

My One-of-a-Kind, Pink Polka-Dot Car

When my sister Dolores bought a new car, she sold me her 1935 four-door Ford ...

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 name that car

Name That Car: One of the First to Be Wired for Radio

When was the last time you saw a car like this one? My wife, Julia, ...

1960s longest letter october REM

These Sweethearts Wrote the Most Unconventional Letters Ever

On Oct. 22, 1960, two fellow airmen and I hitchhiked from our base in Wichita ...

1940s bob and bernadette porter

“I’m Praying I’ll Be Home for Christmas”

At Christmastime 1945, the excitement of the season was doubled because the boys were coming ...

1950s Drink and Be Merry: Festive vintage soda ads

Drink and Be Merry: Festive Vintage Soda Ads

Quench your thirst with these seasonal vintage soda ads from holidays past....

1940s BellSMs

A Rink ‘n’ Roll Affair

Two couples got married on roller skates at a rink in Oregon....