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1940s The Musical Majorettes wowed fans at Cleveland Stadium (reminisce.com)

The Musical Majorettes wowed Cleveland football fans

Before pro football had cheerleaders, the Musical Majorettes entertained crowds in the 1940s....

1940s Mom was America's 'Chin-Up Girl' (reminisce.com)

Mom was America’s ‘Chin-Up Girl’

A soldier’s letter landed his mom in the national spotlight during World War 2....

1940s Bank teller kept her cool under fire

Bank teller kept her cool under fire

In the early 1940s, Sara “Sally” Atkins became the first female bank teller in California to be robbed....

1940s The Jet Set: Vintage air travel ads

The Jet Set: Vintage airline ads

From smartly dressed passengers to fancy in-flight meals, flying was exciting and glamorous. Join the jet-setters of yesteryear in these vintage airline ads....

1940s Renault car jump-started career in cab business

1940s car jump-started career in cab business

Teen’s 1940s car—a little Renault—doubled as a taxi for Nashville’s Red Top Cab company....

1940s Hats Off to Spring

Hats Off to Spring: Vintage hat styles

From veiled caps to jeweled turbans, these vintage hat styles from the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s really turned heads....

1940s Good vs. Evil: Marvel Superheroes and their Archenemies (c/o Reminisce magazine)

Marvel comics superheroes and their archenemies

Every hero has a nemesis. As Marvel celebrates its 75th anniversary, we highlight 5 famous Marvel comics superhero face-offs....

1940s Drop the Needle: Vintage radio and record ads

Drop the Needle: Vintage radio and record ads

Before iPods, the best way to hear tunes was on the radio or vinyl. These vintage radio ads and record spots capture the technology of the 1940s. ...

1940s Paula Hassler dove into the glamorous world of 1940s entertainment as a performer in the Havana S.S. Water Follies show.

Water follies provided glitzy 1940s entertainment

Paula Hassler dove into the glamorous world of 1940s entertainment as a performer in the Havana S.S. Water Follies show....

1940s Cadet Nurse Corps posters from World War 2

Cadet Nurse Corps posters from World War 2

These vintage recruitment posters encouraged young women to join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps during World War 2....