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1930s Carving Mount Rushmore

Carving Mount Rushmore was no small task in the 1930s

Family brought Dad lunch atop Mount Rushmore as he helped carve the presidents in the 1930s....

1930s Gliding alongside figure skating’s first superstar

Gliding alongside skating superstar Sonja Henie

For Buff McCusker, skating was slick with Sonja Henie at his side in the 1930s and 1940s....

1930s Classroom Halloween Turned Embarrassing Story

Uh-oh, Silver!

This Lone Ranger rode into an embarrassing moment at his classroom Halloween party in the 1930s....

1930s Daddy Judge

Small-town judge helped couples tie the knot

Cousins hid behind the living room door and watched as Daddy Judge performed wedding ceremonies in the 1930s....

1930s Students headed back to school in style

Students headed back to school in style

There’s no better runway than the school hallway. Readers show off their favorite school fashions over the years, from the 1920s through the 1960s....

1930s When classic cars crash, 1930s

When classic cars crash

A grandfather saved this photo from his memorable Ford coupe collision back in the 1930s....

1930s The Perfect Gift

The perfect gift for Mother’s Day

During the Great Depression, a 10-year-old boy buys his mother the perfect gift for Mother’s Day—or so he thought. ...

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Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire and Me

Who needs Fred Astaire when she had her own tap dancing shoes? A little girl buys a special pair of tap shoes just like her idol, Ginger Rogers. ...

1930s Brown Derby was a hot spot for Hollywood's elite in 1930s

Brown Derby was a hot spot for Hollywood’s elite

Waitress served at the Brown Derby restaurant during Hollywood’s golden age, seeing the likes of Bing Crosby, Cary Grant and Ed Sullivan....

1930s Bike messengers delivered using pedal power

Bike messengers delivered using pedal power

Before the days of email, text messaging and overnight FedEx deliveries, bike messengers left no carbon footprint in the 1930s. ...