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The 1950s

Do you remember the golden age of the 1950s? Read and share your own memories of the time when fashion meant twinsets, music was rock ‘n’ roll, movies were at the drive-in, and Elvis ruled the radio.

1930s reminisce toys mystery date

10 Vintage Toys You’ll Want to Play With

  FLEXIBLE FLYER SLED Our early sleds were home-crafted by Dad out of wood. One >>

1950s Vintage Santa ads

Santa suits up as salesman in vintage ads

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, we take a look at our favorite sleigh-riding spokesman in a collection of vintage ads from the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s. >>

1930s delivery

Your Heartwarming Memories of True Christmas Kindness

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

1930s march 2015 N&D circus

These Spectacular Memories of the Circus Will Bring Your Childhood Back

The fantastical acts of the circus have thrilled generations of fans since the 1800s. These >>

1950s June July REM 60 years of disneyland

5 Special Family Memories That Celebrate the Magic of Disneyland

On Sunday, July 17, 1955, the “Happiest Place on Earth” opened. To mark the 60th >>

1940s july rex rem interview

Reminisce Interview: “The Milk Strike Pitted Neighbor Against Neighbor”

The Reminisce Interview is a conversation between generations to share precious family history. To conduct >>

1950s july rex scooter adventure

We Traveled 65 Days Cross-Country on Motor Scooters Alone!

January 17, 1953: Here’s a diary of our trip across the United States, from east >>

1950s Check out Don Bell in front of his snazzy 1963 Chrysler 300 convertible (above) and his 1968 Plymouth Road Runner (right)!

Can You Believe This Man Has Owned 50 Cars in His Lifetime?

Well before I reached my teen years, I had a love affair—with cars! I loved to >>

1950s march 2015 she found a way to help

How This GI’s Sweetheart Helped Orphans Overseas Was Nothing Short of Miraculous

Daegu, Korea, 1951: The convoy of trucks was on a narrow dirt road, passing more >>

1950s June July REM front porch beauty shops

What Were Beauty Shops Like in the ’50s and ’60s?

Home permanents were curls in a box—the answer to all straight-hair problems. But the results didn’t >>